Why Are Charter Bus Crashes So Common in the News Lately?
In August of 2016, five people were killed and many were injured when a charter bus crashed on route 99 near the town of Livingston, CA. in the Mojave Desert. The bus struck a sign support pole at 3:35 AM, which tore the bus down the middle. The bus, owned and operated by Autobuses Coordinados USA Inc., began its route in Mexico and had stopped in Los Angeles prior to the crash. The bus involved in the crash had been cited for at least seven violations in two years, including allowing a driver behind the wheel with a suspended license. Unfortunately stories about tragedies like this [...]