State Denies Company Request To Bring Back Some Duck BoatsState regulators are - for now - denying a request from a Seattle tour company to once again begin using the type of duck boats involved in a 2015 crash that killed five college students and injured dozens more.
Ride the Ducks To Pay Up To $1M For Safety ViolationsMissouri-based manufacturer of amphibious vehicles violated motor vehicle safety laws when it failed to report a defect in a front axle or initiate a full safety recall.
Bill Calls For New Rules For Duck Boats After Fatal CrashSeattle imposed new rules, including separate tour guides, after a duck boat crashed into a charter bus last year, killing five passengers on the bus.
Regulators Increase Proposed Penalty Against Ride The DucksWashington state regulators have approved a new settlement agreement with a Seattle tour company involved in a deadly crash last year, increasing the penalty to $308,000 after saying a previous amount was inadequate.
Duck Tour Company Vehicle Involved In Car Crash In SeattleSeattle transportation officials say a Ride the Ducks amphibious vehicle has collided with a car in the lower Queen Anne area of the city.
Seattle Tour Group Admits Safety Violations, To Pay $222KA Seattle tour company involved in a deadly September crash has admitted to 463 safety violations and has agreed to pay $222,000 in penalties to settle a Washington state complaint.
Washington Regulators Allow Limited 'Ride the Ducks' RestartAfter a three-hour hearing Monday, the three-member Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission approved a joint stipulation that allows the company to resume operations of its "Truck Duck" vehicles.
Report: 442 Violations For 'Ride The Ducks' Vehicles And Safety PracticesThe 33-page report details the inspection of the company's safety operations and its 10 tour vehicles
Ride The Ducks Unlikely To Resume Operations Until Next Year
Student Injured In Seattle Bus Crash Sues Duck Boat OperatorA 21-year-old college student injured in a deadly bus crash in Seattle is suing the "duck boat" operator and the company that refurbished the amphibious vehicle.
11 Still Hospitalized After Deadly Seattle Duck Boat CrashDoctors are continuing to treat 11 patients at Seattle hospitals after an amphibious tour vehicle crashed into a charter bus, killing five people and injuring dozens.
Amphibious Tour Vehicle Lacked Axle Fix Before Seattle CrashA Seattle duck boat that swerved into an oncoming charter bus, killing five people and injuring dozens, did not have an axle repair that was recommended for at least some of the amphibious tour vehicles in 2013, federal investigators said.