Bus Driver Found Guilty in Citi Bike Death in New York

Article 0 Comments The driver of a charter bus that fatally struck an investment banker riding a Citi Bike in Manhattan last year, marking the first death involving the city’s bike-share program, was found guilty of failing to yield the right of way, a misdemeanor. Dave Lewis was also convicted […]

Bus Hits Overpass at Newark Penn Station, Dozens Injured

Article 0 Comments A bus hit an overpass at Newark’s Penn Station, peeling back part of its roof and injuring dozens of passengers. Officials say about 50 people were on the bus, which was headed to New Jersey from Washington, when it hit the overpass at the entrance of the […]

Passengers Say New York City Bus Driver Was Operating Erratically

Article 0 Comments A New York City bus driver who passengers say was driving erratically before he hit something is facing charges including driving while intoxicated. Authorities say the 24-year-old driver had nine passengers on the bus early Sunday in Brooklyn. Police say the passengers called authorities after the bus […]

Man Struck, Dragged by Bus Settles Lawsuit with New Jersey Transit for $2.3M

Article 0 Comments A New Jersey man who was struck by a bus and dragged for nearly two miles has settled his lawsuit with New Jersey Transit for $2.3 million. A lawyer for the firm that handled 63-year-old Seres Arpad’s case confirmed the settlement with NJ Advance Media. Arpad was […]

Charter Bus Carrying High School Chorus Crashes in South Carolina, 17 Injured

Article 0 Comments Authorities say 17 people were hurt, two seriously, when a charter bus carrying a high school chorus team crashed in South Carolina. Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy tells WCIV-TV the crash happened early Sunday on Interstate 95 in the state’s southeast. He says the bus was […]

New York DFS Urges Insurers to Encourage the Use of Commercial GPS

Article 0 Comments The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has advised its regulated insurers to encourage policyholders that investing in commercial global positioning system (GPS) equipment could reduce motor vehicle collisions and result in lower insurance premiums. This move comes after a recent bridge strike on the Southern […]

Ropes, Phone Lights Used in Rescue after Deadly Bus Plunge

Article 0 Comments Lulled asleep by the humming of their Texas-bound charter bus following a trip to Disney World, members of a high school band were jarred awake before dawn Tuesday when the rig ran off a highway and plunged into a deep ravine. One person died, driver Harry Caligone, […]