NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB Launched Investigators to Bus Accident in Texas

April 11

The National Transportation Safety Board today announced that it has sent two investigators from its Texas regional office to gather information regarding this morning's deadly bus crash in Irving, Texas.

Improving the safety of bus operation has been on the NTSB's Most Wanted List since November 2012. The agency continues to emphasize the need for improvements in operator safety standards, occupant protection and regulatory oversight.

Any additional information regarding the investigation will be released as it becomes available.

Information on the Most Wanted List can be found here: www.ntsb.gov/safety/mwl2_2012.html

Follow us on twitter (@ntsb) for announcements related to the investigation.

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Keith Holloway
keith.holloway@ntsb.gov

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.