NTSB Calls For Tougher Bus Standards The National Transportation Safety Board warned that illegally imported passenger buses from Mexico pose a threat on U.S. Highways. One such bus was involved in an accident in Southeast Texas that killed one person and injured 46 others.
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NTSB Calls For Tougher Bus Standards

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NTSB Calls For Tougher Bus Standards

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STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

From Dallas, NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports.

WADE GOODWYN: But like some "CSI" episode, what was interesting to federal investigators was not the negligent bus driver but the bus itself. Among other things, it turned out it had been illegally driven in from Mexico.

DEBBIE HERSMAN: What our investigators found is that there were some loopholes in the regulatory procedures that were big enough to drive a bus through, and that's exactly what they did.

GOODWYN: Wade Goodwyn, NPR News, Dallas.

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