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At least 13 people died when a bus, returning to New York from a casino in Connecticut, flipped onto its side and was sliced in half by the support pole for a large sign. (AP)
At least 13 people died when a bus, returning to New York from a casino in Connecticut, flipped onto its side and was sliced in half by the support pole for a large sign. (AP)

Recent bus crashes in New Jersey and New York have piqued the public's interest, and perhaps suspicion, regarding discount bus operations.

How many of us have grabbed a $10 ride between Boston and New York?  They're great for the wallet, but how safe are these operations? We take a closer look at the commercial regulation of these buses and public safety.

Do you ride the bus between Boston and New York? Have you had a good experience? A Bad one?

Tweet us @radioboston or find us on Facebook to have your say.


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This segment aired on March 17, 2011.

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