Bus Accident Law

The Special Challenges of Transit Bus Cases

The Special Challenges of Transit Bus Cases

National media attention naturally goes to interstate bus crashes—either charter bus accidents or tour bus and motorcoach crashes along regular routes between cities. Because those accidents involve lots of people from many communities, those accidents have widespread news value. When you consider news as a business, such accidents sell to a wider area than a […]

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Greyhound’s Distracted Driving Policy

Greyhound’s Distracted Driving Policy

Greyhound has a written policy prohibiting bus operators from using cell phones while operating a bus However, the company does not enforce the policy. In one case, the evidence confirmed that a Greyhound driver and his bus was unable to be located for several hours.  The passengers at the terminal in Philadelphia waited over four […]

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When You See Flashing Red—Use Your Head

When You See Flashing Red—Use Your Head

Whether you have kids of school age or not, you no doubt have noticed that school is back in session for most districts in Pennsylvania.  With the advent of school comes the extra measure of alertness and awareness required of all drivers. Still, it is all too common to see cars being driven through flashing […]

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What Happens When You Do Not Stop for a Pennsylvania School Bus?

What Happens When You Do Not Stop for a Pennsylvania School Bus?

Driving while school buses are out on the roads requires attention and a certain amount of patience.  School buses stop often to pick up or drop off children and when they do so Pennsylvania law requires traffic to stop. However, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reports that approximately 1,000 people are ticketed each year for […]

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