The NBC4 I-Team exposes a number of local bus companies with questionable safety records

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NBC4 I-Team Awarded for Series on Bus Safety

NBC4 I-Team Awarded for Series on Bus Safety

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The NBC4 I-team was awarded the prestigious Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for its series of reports on bus safety. Read More

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Feb 3, 2014 Share
"Aggressive Action" Against Tour Bus Safety Violators

"Aggressive Action" Against Tour Bus Safety Violators

The move comes a year after a devastating Southern California tour bus crash that left 8 people dead and 32 injured. That crash prompted a year-long NBC4 I-Team investigation which revealed a disturbing pattern of... Read More

Jan 15, 2014 Share
After Crash, Bus Co. at Risk of Being Shut Down

After Crash, Bus Co. at Risk of Being Shut Down

The NBC4 I-Team first exposed a history of safety problems with Fronteras del Norte last November, and on Monday night one of the company’s buses crashed in Central California, injuring 32 people. Read More

Jan 6, 2014 Share
Bus Company Ordered to Fix Problems

Bus Company Ordered to Fix Problems

The California Highway Patrol has given a major Los Angeles area bus company an “unsatisfactory” safety rating, following a state investigation prompted by an NBC4 I-Team report. Read More

Dec 26, 2013 Share
Feds Shut Down More "Unsafe" Bus Companies

Feds Shut Down More "Unsafe" Bus Companies

The federal government is stepping up its crackdown on unsafe buses in California, issuing an order that puts five "unsafe" bus companies out of business. Read More

Dec 11, 2013 Share
Feds Shut Down 52 Unsafe Bus Companies

Feds Shut Down 52 Unsafe Bus Companies

Federal bus safety regulators have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown, the Associated Press reports. Among the violations that inspectors discovered were drivers whose licenses... Read More

Dec 17, 2013 Share
Asleep at the Wheel?: Bus Co. Puts Drivers at Risk

Asleep at the Wheel?: Bus Co. Puts Drivers at Risk

The California Highway Patrol on Tuesday raided the offices of a large Los Angeles-area tour bus company, in direct response to an NBC4 I-Team Investigation. Read More

Dec 23, 2013 Share
3rd Casino Bus Crashes in 5 Days

3rd Casino Bus Crashes in 5 Days

A tour bus crashed off a westbound 10 Freeway exit ramp Monday morning in the Baldwin Park area. Read More

Dec 19, 2013 Share
Unsafe Speed Likely Cause of Bus Crash: CHP

Unsafe Speed Likely Cause of Bus Crash: CHP

Unsafe speeds in rainy conditions may have contributed to the casino bus crash that injured 22 and shut a stretch of Southern California highway for hours, the CHP said. Read More

Nov 4, 2013 Share
Caught on Camera: Distracted Bus Drivers Put Lives at Risk

Caught on Camera: Distracted Bus Drivers Put Lives at Risk

Bus drivers who are texting, talking on their cellphones, speeding more than 90 mph down the freeway: these dangerous issues are only some of what the NBC4 I-Team caught on camera when it investigated why a record number of... Read More

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