HIGHWAY ACCIDENT REPORT: GREYHOUND BUS RUN-OFF-THE-ROAD ACCIDENTS: DONEGAL, PENNSYLVANIA, JUNE 26, 1991 AND CAROLINE, NEW YORK, AUGUST 3, 1991
On June 26, 1991, about 1:50 p.m., a Greyhound bus traveling from Cleveland, Ohio, to Washington, D.C., ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Donegal, Pennsylvania. One passenger was fatally injured, the driver and 14 passengers were injured, and 1 passenger was uninjured. On August 3, 1991, about 6:45 a.m., a Greyhound bus traveling from New York City to Buffalo, New York, ran off the right side of the roadway, and overturned on State Route 79 near Caroline, New York. The driver and 33 passengers were injured, and 5 passengers were uninjured. In this report the following safety issues are discussed: Greyhound's monitoring and evaluation of new driver progress during the training and licensing processes, the adequacy of behind-the-wheel training for new, inexperienced Greyhound bus drivers, and the adequacy of Greyhound bus driver route directions. As a result of its investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board made recommendations addressing these issues to Greyhound Lines, Inc., and the U.S. Department of Labor.
National Transportation Safety Board800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC United States 20594
- Publication Date: 1992-3-13
- Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
- Pagination: 72 p.
- TRT Terms: Bus drivers; Bus transportation; Driver licensing; Driver training; Evaluation; Fatalities; Injuries; Intercity bus lines; Monitoring; Ran off road crashes; Single vehicle crashes
- Subject Areas: Highways; Motor Carriers; Public Transportation; Safety and Human Factors; I83: Accidents and the Human Factor;
- Accession Number: 00623670
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB/HAR-92/01
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 31 1992 12:00AM