OC Transpo driver likely distracted by video monitor before deadly bus-train crash

OC Transpo driver likely distracted by video monitor before deadly bus-train crash
Speed, distraction among factors in 2013 bus-train crash
The driver of an Ottawa bus that crashed into a Via Rail passenger train, killing five passengers and himself in 2013, was likely distracted by a video screen he was required to monitor on the job, the Transportation and Safety Board says. A report

OTTAWA — The Transportation Safety Board says driving distractions, speed and roadway configuration were among a multitude of factors that led to a deadly 2013 collision in Ottawa between a city bus and a Via Rail train. In its final report on the

The federal Transportation Safety Board is to issue its final report Wednesday morning into the bus-train collision in Barrhaven more than two years ago that left six people dead and more than 30 others injured. The double decker bus, jammed full of 

Speed, distraction among factors in 2013 bus-train crash

Safety board finds many factors led to bus crash

The report into the crash, says driver distraction, speed and roadway configuration were all factors. 0 0. Posted on 12/2/2015 by Canadian Press. Firefighters and paramedics move a passenger to a waiting ambulance after a Via Rail train and transit bus 

OTTAWA — The Transportation Safety Board says driving distractions, speed and roadway configuration were among the factors that led to a deadly 2013 bus-train collision in Ottawa. In its final report on the crash, the board says 15 factors contributed

A deadly crash between an OC Transpo bus and a Via Rail train killed six people on Sept. 18, 2013. GETTY IMAGES/AFP/Michel Comte. The Transportation Safety Board is to release its report Wednesday on a collision between an Ottawa transit bus and a 

tranpo An OC Transpo bus crosses the tracks near Fallowfield Rd. where six people lost their lives in a bus-train crash in 2013. Tony Caldwell/Ottawa Sun files. Article. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories

Transportation Safety Board Investigator-in-charge Rob Johnston (left), TSB Chair Kathy Fox and Board Member Helene Gosselin listen to questions from the media after releasing the final report in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 on the 2013 collision 

Minister Garneau responds to report on fatal 2013 OC Transpo bus crash in Ottawa

The bus driver who crashed his double-decker vehicle into a train two years ago, killing himself and five passengers, was distracted by a video monitor, the perceived need to tell riders to sit down, and conversations that were taking place around him, 

Speed, distraction among factors in bus crash

The Transportation Safety Board's report comes more than two years after the deadly crash in September 2013. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. An OC Transpo bus sits where it collided with a Via Rail train

TSB says fatal Ottawa bus crash, could have happened to any driver

Safety board finds many factors led to bus crash
Safety board finds many factors led to bus crash
The City of Ottawa has confirmed it will study the need for, feasibility and cost of building overpasses or underpasses at five separate level rail crossings. The news comes the same day the Transportation Safety Board of Canada made public its 

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