Witnesses say flames from the burning bus could be seen from several blocks away.
An ordinance prohibiting tour bus drivers from narrating while driving in San Francisco was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday, less than six months after a city hall employee was fatally struck by a tour bus outside City Hall.
San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim has co-authored a measure to require two employees be on tour buses so they aren’t driving and narrating at the same time.
Up to seven people were transported to the hospital after a bus carrying children caught on fire Saturday evening on Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek.
Tour bus drivers could be silenced to keep their focus on the road in San Francisco if a city supervisor has his way.
A tour bus that had already crashed earlier in the day ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned, killing one person and injuring 30.
San Francisco officials are exploring whether the city can act on its own, without statewide legislation, to keep tour bus drivers from simultaneously playing tour guide too after a deadly accident in front of City Hall.
A total of four people were injured in two separate collisions involving San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicles that was reported within minutes of each other in San Francisco Tuesday evening, a Muni spokesman said.
A survivor of the fiery Northern California school bus crash that killed 10 people is suing FedEx and the owner of the charter bus.
The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.