Bus, auto-rickshaw collision in west India kills at least 27

NEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding bus and auto-rickshaw collided in western India, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens more, police said Wednesday. Both vehicles fell into a roa...

Bus catches fire in road accident in India; 20 feared dead

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A double-decker bus caught fire Friday after ramming into a stationary truck on a highway in northern India and 20 people were feared dead, police said. Senior ...

Bus accident in Sri Lanka kills 6, injures more than 30

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A passenger bus plunged off the road in Sri Lanka's tea-growing hill country on Monday, killing six people and injuring more than 30. Police said a bus belo...

14 pilgrims die, 18 injured after bus crashes in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims drove off a highway and crashed in Nepal on Sunday, killing 14 people and injuring 18, police said. The pilgrims were returning ...

2 Taiwan bus crashes in one day leave 4 dead, 21 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four people have died and 21 have suffered injuries after two separate bus accidents took place in Taiwan on Monday (June 10). The first accident took place at 2:53 p.m. at ...

Bus driver narrowly escapes death after trailer flies through windshield in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A bus driver appears to have narrowly escaped death after a trailer flew through his windshield during a three-vehicle pileup in Western Taiwan this morning. At 9:28 a.m. th...

9 Taiwan companies and government institutions win top awards at 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The sixth annual Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE) started Tuesday (March 26) at Taipei's Nangang Exhibition Center, attended by Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen...

Video shows New Taipei buses actually stopping at zebra crossing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens were shocked to see video footage released on Monday (Feb. 18) showing two buses in a row in New Taipei City deliberately stopping at a zebra crossing and ch...

Bus collision in Bolivia leaves at least 22 dead, 37 injured

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Police in Bolivia say a head-on highway collision between two buses has killed at least 22 people and injured 37 others. The accident occurred Saturday on the ...

Head-on bus crash in Bolivia's highlands leaves 17 dead

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Two buses have crashed head-on on a highway in Bolivia's highlands, leaving at least 17 people dead and 10 injured. Police say passengers were trapped in the w...

Head on collision between 2 buses kills 45 in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A police spokesman says a bus crash killed 45 people in Zimbabwe, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving. Police spokesman Paul Nya...

Taiwan bans import of buses from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has banned the import of buses from China in order to protect local manufacturers, reports said Wednesday. The ban came in a dir...

Taiwan prepares for ‘Internet of Vehicles,’ driverless buses being tested in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is getting a jump on the trend of driverless vehicles expected over the coming years. Driverless buses are already being tested on the streets, and a new developmen...

5 things to look for when riding tour buses: MOTC

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Liu Yun-chu (劉韻珠), a member of the road safety committee at the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) compiled a simple five-point tour bus safety checklist a...

‘Awareness of dangers’ is rock base for national existence

Brian Wu is publisher of the Brian Magazine. Translated by George Liao, Taiwan News staff writer. Taiwan has undergone so many disasters, yet the flaw of public safety in the country has not been r...