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Aug 27, 2019

School Is in Session; Time to Talk about School Bus Safety

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Parents can control the cars they drive. They rely on the school system and the school bus driver to be properly licensed and trained to drive their children. The good news, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is that children are 70 times more likely to get to school safely if they’re in a bus than in a car. Still, accidents do happen on the way to school or on the way [...]

Apr 16, 2019

Another Bus Crash on Its Way to Mississippi Casinos Leads to Injuries

By |April 16th, 2019|Bus Accident|0 Comments

About 6 months ago, we talked about a bus headed towards the Tunica casinos which killed two passengers and injured 44. On March 15, 2019, WAFB 9 reported that another bus, one headed on Interstate 10, crashed near the John C. Stennis Space Center. According to the local sheriff, the bus ran off the highway, struck a sign and then crashed into some trees. Though no one died in this crash, 26 passengers were injured, [...]

Jan 15, 2019

How Does a Transit Claim Against the City Differ from a Claim Against a Private Company?

By |January 15th, 2019|Bus Accident|0 Comments

Many accidents happen on roads maintained by the State of Mississippi, the Department of Transportation, by local counties, and other governmental agencies. When a car, truck, bus, and other crashes occur, the natural instinct is to file a personal injury claim against the driver who caused the accident and the vehicle owners. When truck accidents happen, the trucking company that hired the truck driver may be liable. Private bus companies may be negligent as discussed [...]

Nov 15, 2018

Deadly Tunica-Bound Bus Crash: Was It Avoidable?

By |November 15th, 2018|Bus Accident|0 Comments

Yesterday afternoon, a Teague VIP Express tour bus traveling from Huntsville, Alabama to Tunica flipped onto its side while traveling down I-269 near U.S. 78. The bus was carrying 45 passengers, plus the driver. The crash led to the deaths of two passengers, and the remaining 44 people on the bus were injured. According to the Commercial Appeal, the victims were taken to multiple hospitals in the area: Baptist Memorial Hospital in Southaven Regional One [...]

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