Yesterday, a San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) bus collided with a truck in Encanto. The incident occurred at the Euclid Avenue and Market Street intersection. Three people were taken to the local hospital; however, injuries were unspecified but confirmed to be non-threatening. According to NBC News, one victim suffered a leg injury and was…

    The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about the importance of school bus safety. With the school year in full swing and more than one million children in California taking the bus each day, the CHP wants to remind motorists that School Bus Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility. The CHP, in…

Over the weekend, a tour bus of people ventured out to Palm Springs to visit the Read Earth Casino. On their return to LA, the bus crashed into the back of a semi-truck. Thirteen people were confirmed dead on the scene, including the driver, and thirty-one were injured. The Los Angeles Times stated, “The crash…

School Bus Accidents: What to do After an Injury Statistically speaking, school buses are a fairly safe form of transportation for getting children to and from school. They’re designed to be incredibly visible and keep children as safe as possible in the event of a crash. Unfortunately, school bus related injuries are still happening. It’s…

NHTSA Announces Rule Requiring Seat Belts on Motor Coaches A recent press release from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announces the final rule requiring seat belts on motor coaches. The rule will require lap and shoulder belts for passenger and driver seats on all new motor coaches and other…

More Commuters are Riding the Bus Thanks to sky-high gas prices and what seems like more and more traffic on California’s highways, more commuters have decided to start taking the bus. Statistically, buses are one of the safest forms of transportation in the U.S., but with more bus riders mean more buses on the highways,…

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