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Mark Bello

Tennessee Law Caps Damages for Victims of Bus Crash

The Durham Bus Company recently announced that they will pay for the funerals of six children who died as a result of a school bus crash in Chattanooga. In addition the company will pay for counseling, hospital expenses, travel and […]

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Tennessee Crash Revives Debate Over School Bus Seat Belts

Just before 3:30 p.m. on Monday, a school bus slammed into a tree and split apart, killing at least five children in Chattanooga, Tennessee, officials said. The bus was carrying 35 students in kindergarten through fifth-grade from an elementary school […]

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The NTSB Concludes Pilot Error Led to November 2015 Ohio Crash

After a yearlong investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that pilot error caused the fiery crash in Ohio that killed two pilots and seven passengers aboard a corporate jet last November. The board said that the pilots […]

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‘We Believe There Is Negligence’ in North Carolina Bus Crash that Killed Four and Injured 40 Others

Four people were killed and more than 40 others injured when a bus carrying a college football team, as well as some students from a nearby Christian school, crashed into an overpass in North Carolina. Killed were the bus driver, […]

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Wake Up, Greyhound!

A Philadelphia jury recently awarded a $5 million verdict to four passengers injured in a Greyhound bus crash with a tractor-trailer. At approximately 1:30 a.m. on October 9, 2013, the bus driver was on an overnight trip from New York […]

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Teen Saved Friend’s Life before Being Struck by Train

Railroad safety is for everyone, not just drivers. Pedestrians who choose to walk or play around railroad tracks are trespassing on private property and could be fined, seriously injured or killed. Two witnesses said that at about 8:30 p.m. they […]

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Regulations Questioned After Hot Air Balloon Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has confirmed that the hot air balloon crash in Central Texas that killed 16 on board, struck power lines before catching on fire and plummeting to the ground. Investigators also said it was cloudy […]

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Latest Fatality Renews Call For Ban On Duck Boats

Duck boats are amphibious vessels that were once used by the US military in World War II. After the war, they were used by civilian law enforcement agencies and also converted to sightseeing vehicles in cities across the country. Over […]

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Latest Incident Is a Reminder That Motor Coach Crashes Are A Serious Transportation Safety Problem

An investigation has confirmed that the Home Ride charter bus that overturned on Powhite Parkway, injuring over 30 of the 54 college students on board, was the result of speeding. The bus, operated by Abbott Trailways, was traveling from Virginia […]

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Latest “Ride the Duck” Fatalities Bring Renewed Call for Change

Five people died in a collision between a “Ride the Ducks” tour vehicle and a charter bus on the Aurora Bridge. All victims were students attending North Seattle College. A spokesperson for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said the […]