In Harm's Way

  • Feb 3, 2014

    "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...

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  • Jan 15, 2014

    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.

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  • Jan 6, 2014

    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.

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  • Dec 26, 2013

    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.

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  • Dec 11, 2013

    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...

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  • Dec 17, 2013

    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.

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  • Dec 23, 2013

    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.

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  • Dec 19, 2013

    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.

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  • Nov 4, 2013

    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...

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  • Dec 20, 2013

    91-Year-Old Passenger on Tour Bus Dies

    91-Year-Old Passenger on Tour Bus Dies

    A 91-year old man on the tour bus that rolled over in Corona Thursday has died, according to a California Highway Patrol spokesman.

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