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Kramer Junction Bus Crash Leads to One Fatality and Dozens of Injuries

One woman is dead and 26 people were injured after a California charter bus traveling through the Mojave Desert crossed the centerline and crashed into two passenger vehicles. The Kramer Junction bus crash, which took place shortly after noon on February 27, 2017, left debris and demolished vehicles scattered across [...]

By |2017-03-13T14:27:45-07:00February 28th, 2017|Bus News|

Critics Call for Champion Defender Bus Recall Following Tragic Crash

Lawsuits have been filed against a bus company following the tragic deaths of four college softball players in a bus crash in 2014. Now, some critics are calling for a Champion Defender bus recall arguing the entire fleet of medium-size Defender buses is unsafe and should be pulled from the [...]

By |2017-03-03T13:11:23-08:00February 20th, 2017|Bus News|

Lancaster School Bus Accident Injures Eight Students

School bus crashes can cause parents a great deal of worry because they believe their children are safe while being transported to and from school. In California, eight special education students were injured in the Lancaster school bus accident that occurred on February 7, 2017. Injuries to the eight students [...]

By |2017-03-07T07:04:01-08:00February 14th, 2017|Bus News|

Jury Awards Victim of Coleraine School Bus Crash $28.6 Million

A jury has awarded a victim in the October 9, 2009, Coleraine school bus crash $28.6 million, finding both drivers in the accident at fault. Paige Anderson, who was 16 years old when the crash occurred, was riding in the back seat of a car that collided with the bus. [...]

By |2019-12-12T14:50:47-08:00February 2nd, 2017|Bus News|

Baum Hedlund Reaches $10 Million Anaheim School Bus Crash Settlement

January 24, 2017 -- The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has reached a settlement of nearly $10 million with Orange Unified School District (OUSD) on behalf of families of children who were injured in the 2014 Anaheim school bus crash. The settlement was reached on the first [...]

By |2018-03-29T15:39:24-07:00January 24th, 2017|Blog, Bus News, Press Releases, Nicole K. H. Maldonado|

NTSB Releases Tennessee Bus Accident Preliminary Report

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its preliminary report on the Tennessee bus accident that left six students dead and 31 injured. Although the investigation is not complete, the preliminary report does set out some of the events on November 21, 2016, that led up to the devastating [...]

By |2017-01-24T14:07:05-08:00January 18th, 2017|Bus News|

Anaheim Bus Crash Kills One, Injures 17

An Anaheim bus crash on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, has taken the life of one person and injured 17 others. The fatal California bus accident occurred when a sedan and a bus collided on Harbor Boulevard, near Disneyland. All lanes on Harbor Boulevard were shut down for around five hours [...]

By |2017-01-11T18:56:26-08:00January 5th, 2017|Bus News|

Iraan Bus Crash Leaves a Small Texas Town in Shock

After experiencing an incredible triumph on the field, the football-loving town of Iraan, Texas was met with devastating tragedy when a small school bus crashed while carrying six cheerleaders and two cheerleading sponsors home from their quarterfinal game. Many on board had serious injuries, and one was killed in the [...]

By |2016-12-08T12:45:21-08:00December 7th, 2016|Bus News|

Seat Belts in Large Buses Required as of November 2016

On November 28 a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) rule will go into effect requiring seat belts in large buses. The change will apply to new over-the-road buses only, but officials are optimistic the requirement could substantially improve bus safety by preventing many of the deaths and injuries that [...]

By |2016-11-29T15:27:37-08:00November 22nd, 2016|Bus News|