A school bus carrying severely disabled students home from a trip to the zoo rolled over Thursday on a highway near Indianapolis, injuring a dozen people, including five children. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening. (May 16)
The "Inside IIHS" series of videos offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the work of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Vehicle Research Center.
"Inside IIHS: Crash test dummies at work" is the first video in this series. This video explores the types of dummies the Institute uses, how they are calibrated and the technology they contain for gathering information.
More information at http://www.iihs.org
A passenger said she pleaded with the limo driver to help after the white stretch limo became engulfed in flames on a bridge Saturday over San Francisco Bay. Five women were killed and four survivors were treated at hospitals. (May 6)
A limousine traveling on the San Mateo bridge near San Francisco burst into flames Saturday night, killing five passengers who were trapped inside and injuring four others who managed to escape. (May 5)