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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Dreams dashed in fatal college tour bus crash

Today's post was shared by Trucker Lawyers and comes from bigstory.ap.org and highlights the need for more regulation and enforcement of transportation safety. If products are continued to be manufactured, operated, and maintained in an unsafe manner tragedies in the workplace will continue. Accidents just don't happen and hopefully can be avoided. 

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    Rescuers tend to walking wounded after a fiery crash involving several vehicles, Thursday, April 10, 2014, just north of Orland, Calif., that left at least nine dead. Authorities said it is not yet clear what caused the crash but that it involved a tour bus, a FedEx truck and a Nissan Altima. (AP Photo/The Chico Enterprise-Record, Dan Reidel)
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    Map locates Orland, Calif., where three vehicles crashed and killed at least nine; 6c x 2 inches; 295.2 mm x 50 mm;
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    Massive flames are seen devouring both vehicles just after the crash, and clouds of smoke billowed into the sky Thursday April 10, 2014 until firefighters had quenched the fire, leaving behind scorched black hulks of metal. The FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into the bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least nine were killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeremy Lockett)
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    Emergency crews look over wreckage from a crash between a semi and a tour bus on Thursday, April 10, 2014, on Interstate 5 near Orland, Calif. Authorities said it is not yet clear what caused the crash but that it involved a tour bus, a FedEx truck and a Nissan Altima. At least Nine people were killed Thursday and dozens injured in the fiery crash between a FedEx delivery truck and a charter bus carrying high school students on a visit to a Northern California college, authorities said. (AP...
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