Category Archives: Bus Accidents

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Do You Know the School Bus Safety Laws in Your State?

Within the last week, there have been multiple fatal school bus accidents in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and Florida. Children were hit while crossing the street to board their buses and while waiting at bus stops. Although school buses are considered the safest vehicles on the road by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), how effective are the laws surrounding…
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Are Bus Crashes Becoming More Common in Texas?

Are bus accidents becoming more common in Austin? In October, two school buses and a Jeep collided in southeast Austin. Two people were evaluated for injuries. According to Austin Independent School District, school bus crashes are happening at a slightly higher rate this year compared to 2016. At this time in the year last year, there were 33 school bus…
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New Law Requires Buses to Have Seat Belts in Texas

Should school buses have seat belts for children? The debate has been a lively one, perhaps sparked most recently by the devastating bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In late November 2016, bus driver Johnthony Walker was driving 37 children home from school when he sped around a corner. As he did, he hit a utility pole and flipped the bus…
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