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10 injured in New York bus accident

Bus accidents can involve many victims and many injuries. They are almost always unexpected. Many New Yorkers likely take the bus because they consider it a safe and convenient mode of transportation. Riders probably do not ever anticipate being in an accident on their morning... (Keep Reading)

Sightseeing bus in New York strikes pedestrian

Residents and tourist often observe numerous buses travel around the city. Whether it is for local transportation or tourism, those traveling on the bus as well as those near the bus could be seriously injured if a bus accident were to occur. Another driver, passenger,... (Keep Reading)

Midtown bus accident leaves two with serious injuries

Busses are everywhere in New York. While these vehicles provide a great service to our city, they also pose a real danger. The sheer size of busses allows them to cause catastrophic damage to not only property, but also people. Whether an individual is in... (Keep Reading)

Bus accident in Times Square injures 15

On behalf of Pazer Epstein Jaffe Fein & Gozenput, P.C. posted in Bus Accidents on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.New York's residents rightfully expect mass transit drivers to operate their vehicles safely. After all, it is their job. But these motorists, though they are paid to driver,... (Keep Reading)

Filing a claim after a subway or bus accident

Many New Yorkers rely on mass transit including the bus and subway to get to work, school, run errands and basically go about their day-to-day lives. Unfortunately, buses and subways can be dangerous places. All it takes is one fall on a platform or stairwell,... (Keep Reading)

Bus accidents are pervasive

New York passengers and pedestrians face the risk of a bus accident on a daily basis. These accidents, causing injuries and deaths, are reported in this country every week. The National Transportation Safety Board reported in 2011 that buses and other commercial motor carriers are... (Keep Reading)

NTSB examines mass transit accidents involving trains

The National Transportation Safety Board added rail mass transit to its 2014 most wanted list to stress the urgency for critical changes to reduce accidents and save lives. The NTSB cited the derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 2013, among... (Keep Reading)

Bus accidents have common causes

Accidents involving buses in the United States share 10 common causes, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. These causes impact the safety of bus passengers and other non-occupants in New York. To help combat bus accidents, the FMSCA has imposed new penalties for... (Keep Reading)

Act quickly after a mass transit accident

The National Transportation Safety Board reported that 700 million people, nearly the size Europe's entire population, are transported each year by bus in the United States. Between 2000 and 2007, more than 1,315 fatalities and 3,471 injuries in bus related crashes. In 2009 alone, there... (Keep Reading)

Government prohibits distracted commercial drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published rules that prohibit drivers of commercial motor vehicles, such as bus and trucks, from using hand-held cell phones or texting while driving. The FMSCA took this action because of the increased likelihood of distracted driving causing transit accidents... (Keep Reading)

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