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59 Passengers Were Injured In A Dangerous Charter Bus Accident

Posted: March 10, 2020 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Charter buses are a pleasant and safe way to travel, for the most part. However, accidents do occur, and when passengers are injured, liability can become an issue. Depending on the specifics of the accident that involved the bus, liability may extend to the company operating the bus. Laws may vary from state to state, […]


School Bus Accident Where 5 Were Injured Is Still Under Investigation

Posted: March 4, 2020 | Categories: Bus Accidents

New research backs up the assertion that the school bus is the safest way for students to get to and from school. Data collected from varying school systems from August 1st to June 30th reported the data that only a fraction of 1% of all students who ride the bus were injured during the 2018-2019 […]


A 10-Year-Old Pedestrian Was Killed In A Bus Accident

Posted: February 27, 2020 | Categories: Bus Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a car crash on each trip. In 2016, there were 5,987 pedestrians killed in traffic collisions in the United States. In addition to the fatalities, nearly 129,000 pedestrians were treated at hospitals […]


School Bus Tips Over After Rear-End Accident In Sullivan County

Posted: February 24, 2020 | Categories: Bus Accidents

NBC New York reports that police responded to an accident involving a school bus in Sullivan County. The accident happened on Thursday morning in the eastbound lanes of Route 17 in Sullivan County between exits 112 and 113.  Officials stated that a pickup truck rear-ended the school bus, forcing it into a guardrail, which caused the […]


Woman Struggling To Survive After Being Hit By A Bus In The Bronx

Posted: October 31, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

According to statistics, nearly 63,000 buses are involved in accidents each year. 325 of those had fatal injuries. 14,000 had non-fatal injuries and 48,000 resulted in property damage only. Of the 375 people who are killed in bus crashes annually, 50 are occupants of the bus, including drivers. 100 of those fatalities are pedestrians and […]


Bus Rider Injuries Increasing Due To Crowded NYC Streets, Jerky Bus Movements

Posted: September 26, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Buses make up a major part of the Metro Transit Authority’s efforts to get New Yorker’s to their destinations. While overall, transit buses are a safe way to travel, it seems that New York’s bus riders are experiencing more injuries. Beginning in 2015, MTA buses were involved in 21,823 crashes. This averages to about 23 […]


Man Hailed As Hero In Bus Crash

Posted: July 2, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Many car wrecks are due to intoxication, recklessness, and sometimes, just a plain accident. However, there are times when a preexisting medical condition can cause an accident. Conditions such as poor eyesight, seizure disorders, diabetes, and heart disease can contribute to an accident. When these conditions occur, such as a seizure striking while a person […]


Only 1 Injured In Crash Between Motorcycle And School Bus

Posted: April 29, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

New York enacted a no-fault insurance law in the 1970s to ensure that insurance companies would pay for car accident medical expenses, lost earnings, and incidental costs regardless of who is at fault in the crash. The legislation was intended to speed up compensation without tying up court systems in drawn-out litigation over fault and […]


Buses Collide In Greenwich

Posted: April 10, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Buses, particularly school buses, are one of the safest methods of transportation for students to and from school. Those who ride school buses are 70 times more likely to arrive at school or home safe than those who use other methods of transportation. Other buses, such as those used by the Metro Transit Authority, are […]


MTA Bus Crashes Into Bagel Shop

Posted: April 8, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

In the period from 2015 through 2018, MTA buses were involved in a whopping 21,823 crashes. This equates to an average of 23 crashes per day. During this time period, at least 2,520 people were injured and 14 people had died. Recent court testimony revealed when involved in a collision, drivers of MTA buses called […]


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