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U.S. Senate looking into bus safety bill

The United States Senate is looking into establishing a sweeping bus safety bill due to the amount of Americans who die each year on buses according to the Washington Post. Buses are no longer considered safe because if a bus rolls over, the outcome is usually injury or death of passengers. If a bus is broad-sided, the frame of the bus will twist, resulting in the bus’s windows popping or the passengers being thrown out of the bus. The bus safety legislation would direct the U.S. Department of Transportation to add safety precautions to motor coaches, including installing seat belts ... Read More

Call on faith in deadly bus crash

Leaders of two Houston churches serving Vietnamese Catholics called on their faith in God to help parishioners with the tragedy of an early-morning bus crash that killed 14 people and left many more injured. A charter bus carrying church members en route to a pilgrimage left an overpass near Sherman, Texas, possibly as the result of a tire blowout. The bus crashed to the pavement below, breaking apart. Even seasoned police officers who arrived first on the scene were affected by the event, and distressed by their inability to provide comforting words to survivors, who spoke Vietnamese. The Associated Press ... Read More