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Seattle Proposes Two-Person Tour Bus Teams

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Seattle city leaders are considering mandating local tour buses have both a driver and a guide on board. The proposed changes come in the wake of a deadly accident involving a 'Ride the Ducks' tour vehicle in September. Five people were killed and dozens more were injured when the vehicle collided with a charter bus carrying college students.

The 'Ducks' returned to the road in January, amid a number of changes, including two-person tour teams on each vehicle.

Tourism leaders and business owners spoke out against the proposed changes, saying the data is unproven, and the added costs could cripple business.

The proposal is in committee with the City Council. There is no time frame on a vote.

KATU-TV Channel 2 article here

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