One person was killed and 16 others hurt when this passenger bus overturned on Interstate 95 in Fairfax County early Sunday morning. (credit: Virginia State Police)

Rules Lag to Help Passengers Escape Crashed Buses

Safety standards to make large buses easier for passengers to escape after a crash have not been implemented, 15 years after accident investigators called for new rules.


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Feds to Require Seat Belts on Large Buses

Federal regulators say they will require that new tour buses and buses that carry passengers on scheduled routes between cities be equipped with seat belts. It’s a safety measure sought by accident investigators for nearly a half century.