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An emergency worker wrestles with the steering wheel on a wrecked bus in which 17 passengers headed for a retreat in Missouri died Aug. 8, 2008, in Sherman, Texas. The bus had been inspected at a state-certified station, an operation that many safety advocates believe receives lax federal oversight. (Associated Press)

An emergency worker wrestles with the steering wheel on a wrecked bus in which 17 passengers headed for a retreat in Missouri died Aug. 8, 2008, in Sherman, Texas. The bus had been inspected at a state-certified station, an operation that many safety advocates believe receives lax federal oversight. (Associated Press)

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