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Records: Speed Likely Factor in Fatal Arizona Tour Bus Crash

A tour bus on its way to the Grand Canyon was speeding when it flipped on its side, killing one passenger while injuring dozens, according to an investigative report that stops short of drawing conclusions about the cause of the …

Bus Heading to Grand Canyon Rolls Over; One Dead, Two Critical

PHOENIX (AP) — A Las Vegas-based tour bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, killing one person and critically injuring two others, authorities said. The cause of the wreck around noon Friday was not …

Chinese Bus Crash Kills 13, Many More Injured

China’s state news agency says a head-on collision between a truck and a tour bus outside Shanghai has killed at least 13 people and injured many more. Many of the dead in Sunday morning’s accident were tourists on their way …

Feds Want Authority to Randomly Inspect Tour Buses

Inspectors need authority to randomly pull over tour buses on the highway if they are to catch rogue carriers using a variety of schemes to evade even the most basic safety rules, federal and state officials said Monday. Anne Ferro, …

Illinois Tour Bus Crash Leaves 20 With Minor Injuries

Authorities are investigating a Chicago accident involving a tour bus that left 20 people with minor injuries. Authorities say the accident in the evening on June 5 on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway involved a tour bus and two other vehicles. …

DOT Outlines New Bus Safety Measures

It would be harder for tour bus companies to win permission to operate and easier for the government to put rogue operators out of business under a series of bus safety steps announced Thursday by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. Other …