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Oct 29

NTSB Says Driver Fatigue is Top Cause of Bus Fatalities

ATU adds Labor’s demand to national push for highway safety: Pay overworked intercity bus drivers overtime.

A recent series of horrific bus accidents across the country has claimed 22 lives and injured hundreds, sparking bipartisan calls for highway safety. Some Republicans and Democrats are showing uncharacteristic agreement on legislation requiring seat belts, shatter-resistant windows and stronger roofs to reduce rollover fatalities. Others are calling on states to step up bus inspections.

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