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  • Rear-end accident deaths not as common

    Question: Do you have any statistics on rear-end accidents (from cars) while stopped at intersections aboard a motorcycle? -- Rick Lenning, Brea Answer: The only information I have about rear-end accidents has to do with fatal motorcycle crashes, and it...
  • Tour bus company involved in fatal crash ordered shut down

     
    Scapadas Magicas LLC, the company that owns the tour bus involved in the deadly crash Sunday on California 38 that killed eight people and left dozens injured, is "an imminent hazard to public safety" and must close immediately, federal officials said...
  • Tour bus crash: Vehicle had been flagged for repeated violations

     
    The bus that crashed on a narrow mountain road near Yucaipa, Calif., on Sunday night, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 30 others, had been cited repeatedly in recent months for poor maintenance. In October, owner Scapadas......
  • Fatal tour bus crash: Troubled bus company had been cited repeatedly

     
    A tour bus crash on a narrow mountain road near Yucaipa, Calif., on Sunday night that killed at least eight people and injured more than 30 others involved a bus company with a troubled safety record. The bus bore a......
  • Tour bus crash: Survivor recalls 'very, very horrendous images'

     
    Federal inspectors over the last year found faulty brakes and numerous other safety violations on the tour bus that careened out of control on a winding mountain road near Yucaipa on Sunday evening, killing seven passengers in a rollover accident,......
  • Runaway tour bus: Passengers screamed, prayed before crash

     
    The passengers on a runaway bus that apparently lost its brakes in a fatal weekend accident near Yucaipa clung to each other and said a prayer before the bus rolled down the hillside, killing seven people....
  • Tour bus crash near Yucaipa kills eight

     
    The bus that crashed on a narrow mountain road near Yucaipa, Calif., on Sunday night, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 30 others, had been cited repeatedly in recent months for poor maintenance....
  • Tour bus crash: Authorities comb through 'gruesome' wreckage

     
    Authorities are questioning the bus driver in a crash that killed eight and injured dozens near Yucaipa after it hit a sedan and veered into oncoming traffic – apparently after mechanical problems....
  • Tour bus crash: Tijuana excursion agency suspends operations

     
    The Tijuana-based agency that contracted the bus that flipped on a mountain road near Yucaipa suspended operations as investigators continued to comb the wreckage of the crash, which killed seven people and injured dozens of others....
  • Downtown L.A. parking fees to rise, fall with demand

     
    Los Angeles officials will unveil a new program Monday to increase downtown parking fees by as much as 50% to $6 an hour in the busiest periods at curbside spaces and city-owned lots, a strategy intended to reduce peak parking......
  • Airline industry continues to hire for now

     
    The U.S. airline industry has been on a hiring trend lately, but don't expect that to continue too much longer. For the ninth straight month, the airline industry has added full-time employees, with employment numbers for August up 2.8% over......