Santa Clara County prosecutors say a party bus owner has been arrested in the death of a Santa Cruz County woman who was run over by the bus after she fell out of it.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at cracking down on underage drinking on party buses, this after two fatal incidents in the last three years in the Bay Area.
Operators of so-called “party buses” would bear legal responsibility for drinking by underage passengers under a bill that responds to several recent tragedies.
The operator of a party bus that was involved in a fatal accident last week on Highway 17 near Los Gatos had been cited and fined for a number of past violations.
The California Highway Patrol was still investigating the death of 25-year-old Natasha Noland, who was killed after she and another woman were ejected from a party bus late Friday night, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
State Assemblyman Jerry Hill held a news conference in San Francisco Monday morning to highlight his proposed legislation that would add restrictions on “party buses” that allow alcohol and provide rides to nightclubs.
The parents of a 19-year-old Burlingame man who died in a crash after getting drunk on a “party bus” joined a local lawmaker Wednesday to announce legislation that aims to regulate underage drinking on charter vehicles.
The parents of a Burlingame teen say he died after a night of heavy drinking on a party bus. The buses are the new go-to mode of transportation for teens on a big night. Teens should not be drinking on board, but there are no regulations to stop them.
A Peninsula lawmaker wants to expand state rules to protect against under-age drinking in party buses.