Drivers Need To Pay Attention and Obey the Law When Children Exit School Buses

Drivers Need To Pay Attention and Obey the Law When Children Exit School Buses

Accidents are preventable, and especially when drivers pay attention to what is going on around them. The slightest distraction can cause great damage. An important time for drivers to be on the lookout and extra careful is during the early morning when children are going to school, and in the late afternoon, when children are returning from school. Yellow School Buses School buses have been painted yellow for particular reasons. They are easy to spot and and identify as school buses. Some schools may use public transport busses for older Continue reading

Are School Buses Really Safer Than Cars?

Are School Buses Really Safer Than Cars?

The large orange-yellow school bus is an iconic symbol of formative years, as almost all children rode on one either to and from school or at the very least, to certain school functions. While a child would not question whether it was the safest mode for them to be transported in, parents cannot help but wonder if they truly are a safe option. With all the distractions that can happen on a bus, are school buses really safer than cars? Safety Features As far as outside safety features go, school buses are as safe as they come. Built with Continue reading

Back-To-School Reminder From A Personal Injury Lawyer: Bus Safety

Back-To-School Reminder From A Personal Injury Lawyer: Bus Safety

It is that time again, when children in newly bought “school clothes” and backpacks clamber on to the school bus and head off to start another school year. Before they climb up the steps onto the bus, parents need to remind their kids of how to be safe while riding the bus and bus drivers need to be ready to keep them safe. Getting On And Off The Bus Board the bus one at a time. Children need to be patient and wait for the bus driver to give the ok for them to board. Once it is safe, each child should board one at a time. Carry loose Continue reading