GRAY LINE TOURS FATAL BUS CRASH, SCHOON LAKE, NEW YORK: THE N.Y. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION BOARD REPORT

Article providing details of a tour bus accident which occurred April 11, 1992 in upper New York state. Details described include the following: event sequence; bus description; driver record; driver's employment application; driver's previous employment; driver interview; accounts of four accident witnesses; bus passenger statements; radar detector use; public reaction. The probable cause of the accident was the failure of the driver to maintain control of his vehicle. Contributing to the loss of control was the driver's lack of attention, his excessive travel speed for snowy conditions, and the lack of professional retraining by his employer. Two passengers were fatally injured in this accident.

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    3004 Charleton Court
    Waldorf, MD  United States  20602-2527
  • Authors:
    • Fabian, J S
  • Publication Date: 1994-7

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 26-35
  • Serial:
    • Accident Reconstruction Journal
    • Volume: 6
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists
    • ISSN: 1057-8153

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00667890
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 20 1994 12:00AM