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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 […]

Two Dead, 54 Injured In Charter Bus Crash

Posted: March 20, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Chartered buses, which include buses that have inter- and intra-state routes out of New York are routinely inspected for safety. These safety inspections usually happen every six months or so, and typically identify any safety issues that may put the lives of passengers and other motorists at risk. If defects are found, the owners of […]

Man Crashes Bus While Under The Influence, Kills One And Injures More

Posted: March 19, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Charter buses are a safe and cost-effective way to travel, statistics point out that this method of inter and intra-state travel is safer than traveling by personal vehicle or even airplane. The driver of a charter bus must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) for the state in which they reside. Charter buses must also […]

Driver Needed Narcan After School Bus Crash

Posted: February 28, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

For the most part, school buses are the safest way for children to travel to and from school and other school-related functions. Their design and bright coloring are all intended to make these vehicles some of the most readily visible vehicles on the roadways. According to the NHTSA, students who ride buses are 70 times […]

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