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Sightseers Bus Rolls over in Australia

Sightseers Bus Rolls over in Australia

What: Tour Bus en route from Ballarat, Victoria to "the Twelve Apostles" Where: Tomahawk Creek Rd at Pirron Yallock When: August 15, 2010 2.20pm Who: 27 aboard: 1 fatality, 23 injured Why: The driver lost control of the bus and it crossed to the wrong side of the road and rolled. The sightseeing passengers were Asian tourists traveling from [...]

School Bus Debate in Missouri

School Bus Debate in Missouri

The aftermath of the recent St Louis bus crash is renewing interest in whether or not seat belts in buses would reduce fatalities. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating whether seat belts would have helped in the Aug. 5, 2010 crash when two buses carrying high school band students from St. James slammed into a wrecked [...]

Chicago Transit Authority Daily Collision

http://train.moldreporter.com/bus.jpg CTA buses averages one collision daily according to the Chicago Tribune--also averaging one crash occurred for every 34,566 runs, a 9 percent improvement over 2008. The collisions include light poles, viaducts and bus shelters and a house. CTA policies require recertification every two years. Bus [...]

Bus Crash Kills 13

Bus Crash Kills 13

What: mini-bus Where: Takhar province, northeast Afghanistan When: August 15 2010 Who: 13 fatalities 3 injured Why: The family of Abdul Rashid riding in a minibus when it went into a river in the Farkhar district in NE Afghanistan. The incident is attributed to reckless driving.

Peruvian Bus Crashes Off Cliff, 5 killed, 50 Injured

Peruvian Bus Crashes Off Cliff, 5 killed, 50 Injured

What: Bus Crash Where: 70-meter cliff in western Peru on the highway connecting the town of Pativilca and Huaraz When: August 14, 2010 Who: five killed and 50 injured Why: The driver failed to negotiate a curve on the road linking Pativilca to Huaraz, and went off the cliff, crashing into a ravine. The injured were transported to Barranca. [...]

Missouri Bus Crash May Lead to Bus Seat Belt Law

Missouri Bus Crash May Lead to Bus Seat Belt Law

What: GMC struck by 2 school buses en route to Six Flags. Where: Gray Summit, Missouri When: August 5 2010, 10:30 AM Who: 50+ students on 2 school buses, 2 fatalities. Why: First, the GMC pickup ran into a semi tractor. When the John. F. Hodges High School (inattentive) bus driver tried to avoid a vehicle on the shoulder, she ran into the [...]

Flota Yunguena Transit Bus Crashes in Bolivia

Flota Yunguena Transit Bus Crashes in Bolivia

What: Flota Yunguena transit Bus en route from La Paz Where: western Bolivia When: August 10, 2010 Who: 28/41 passengers and Bus driver Pedro Limachi Why: The bus, which allegedly left La Paz with 28 passengers, crashed overfull with excess baggage and 48 passengers when the driver lost control on the steep road, crossed over the opposite [...]

Houston Bus Crashes Day Care

Houston Bus Crashes Day Care

What: Metro Bus going east on Jefferson Where: Crayon Club building in the intersection of Caroline Street and Jefferson Street, Houston TX When: August 9 2010 Why: An SUV appears to have run a red light then bumped the bus or the bus impacted the SUV. But then, the bus veered right, into the Crayon Club building which houses a day [...]

Sindron Peru Bus Plunges off Peruvian Andes, 21 killed

Sindron Peru Bus Plunges off Peruvian Andes, 21 killed

What: Kurrungo bus en route to the city of Trujillo. Where: Sindron Peru in the Sayapullo district When: August 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday Who: 21 dead including an infant less than a year old, 25 injured Why: The accident occurred when the bus driver lost control of the bus. The vehicle fell 200 meters into a ravine in the Peruvian [...]

3 Die in Japanese Shuttle, 6 critical

3 Die in Japanese Shuttle, 6 critical

What: Tour bus en route from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park Where: Interstate 15, outside of Cedar City, Utah When: Aug. 09, 2010 6:40 p.m Who: 15 people on board, 3 fatalities Why: The tour bus (shuttle) of Japanese tourists hit the median and rolled near mile maker 66 while heading north on Interstate 15, killing two adults and [...]

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