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Fatal bus accident with cyclist in Seattle under investigation

Residents and visitors in Seattle use various forms of transportation methods to get to their destinations in the city. Whether an individual uses a personal car or public transportation, a variety of vehicles share the road. Because of that, automobiles, buses, cyclists and pedestrians often interact with one another on city and residential streets throughout the city and metro area. While metro buses are an excellent way to reduce the costs and pollution associated with personal vehicles, these large buses present some dangers to passengers and other travelers on the roadways.

Seeking compensation for a school bus accident

Children across the state of Washington are required to go to school. For many of these children, a school bus is the only way they ever get to and from their classrooms. Parents put a lot of trust in school bus companies and school bus drivers. Parents trust that these companies are doing their due diligence when it comes to maintaining the vehicle and hiring competent bus drivers. Parents are also trusting that bus drivers are paying attention to the roadways and driving safely.

Should children use restraint systems on buses?

Schoolchildren across the state of Washington rely on buses in order to get them to school and back home each day. For many parents, a school bus is a lifesaver. It cuts back on the amount of time parents need to spend taking the children to and from school. School buses have also proved to be one of the safest ways for children to get to and from school each day.

Bus accident victims can be compensated for their losses

The streets of Seattle are busy places. A variety of different vehicles and people need to use the same space at the same time. This can create a complicated and busy situation for Washington residents. People need to understand how dangerous streets can be and look out for all potential hazards.

Bus accident in Washington sends students to hospital

Drivers throughout the state of Washington need to pay attention to what they're doing. Distracted driving and other dangerous habits can cause a serious car accident. Not only can an accident occurred between two cars, but an accident can occur with other vehicles on the roadway, causing serious damages. When a school bus is involved in an accident, the likelihood for multiple injuries increases. School buses often carry large numbers of children and special care should be taken to avoid accidents.

When does a driver have the duty to stop for a school bus?

Schoolchildren across the state of Washington use school buses to get to and from school. The use of a school bus has been shown to be a very safe and effective method for transporting children each day. There are, however, a number of safety precautions in place to try and help keep children safe while riding on a bus. In particular, precautions must be taken to ensure that children are not hit by the school bus or other vehicles as they enter and exit the bus.

Two more students file actions following Seattle bus crash

Washington state residents of all ages rely might rely on buses as a mode of transportation. Whether it is a student riding a bus to school, an individual that relies on a city bus as their primary means for transportation or a passenger on a coach bus for a guided tour or trip, buses are able to carry a large amount of passengers at one time. While this is a beneficial feature of these vehicles, it is also means that numerous people are put at risk of an injury if a bus accident were to occur.

Understand your options when a school bus accident occurs

school-bus.jpgFor most Seattle children the school year is in full swing. Each morning children across the city leave their homes to board a school bus. While on these buses, the children and their parents trust that the driver is acting as safely as possible to get them to school in one piece. For most people, a school bus is nothing more than a mode of transportation, but this bus has a great responsibility in our city. Children are some of our most precious assets and needed to be treated with the highest care.

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