In Harm's Way

Number 26338
Subject Public Safety
Source KNBC-TV (Los Angeles)
State California
Year 2013
Publication Date November 4 - December 26
Summary "In Harm's Way" uncovers a pattern of poor government regulation and dangerous safety problems in the booming interstate bus industry, which now carries as many passengers from city to city as domestic airlines--700 million passenger rides a year. In an investigation that took most of the year, the KNBC I-Team exposed how federal regulators routinely allow unsafe buses to remain on the roads, sometimes with fatal consequences. In 2013, California had a record number of major bus crashes--11 of them--with hundreds of injuries and over a dozen deaths.
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Keywords broadcast; dangerous safety problems; poor government regulation; bus industry; federal regulators; fatal, bus crashes, California
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