Fatal Tour Bus Crash

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Driver from fatal bus crash previously appeared to fall asleep at wheel


A passenger who once rode regularly with the driver whose casino tour bus crashed into a large truck Sunday says she quit riding with him because he appeared to doze off at the wheel.

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APTOPIX Fatal Tour Bus Crash

Tour bus in fatal crash was out of compliance with safety standards


The gambling tour bus that crashed Sunday morning, leaving 13 dead and injuring 31, had four out of eight tires that didn't meet the minimum recommended tread depth.

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The owner/operator of the tour bus company, Teodulo Vides, has also been determined to be the driver. The bus was determined not to have seatbelts.

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More than a dozen dead in Palm Springs tour bus crash

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