Pascoe Law FirmBus Accidents
Principal office located in Friendswood, Texas.
Available to service League City, Webster, Pearland, Galveston, and the surrounding areas within Texas.
Bus Accident Lawyer
Attorney For Accidents Involving A Bus, School Bus, Charter Bus, Or Metro Bus
Statistics on Bus Accidents
In the fatal accidents that happened involving buses from 2000-2010, the highest percentage were school buses:
- 40% of fatal bus crashes involved school buses
- 35% of fatal bus crashes involved transit buses
- 12% of fatal bus accidents were with inter-city buses
Being a school bus driver is not an easy job. Even the best bus drivers can make a mistake. Unfortunately, there is not perfect driving conditions while on the roadways and bus drivers need to take that into consideration when transporting the public.
Common Types of Bus Accidents
Lawyer for Bus Accidents in Texas
Bus accidents can occur in several different ways. The reason bus accidents are so dangerous is because the potential for injuries is increased because of the large number of passengers the busses can transport. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there were 11,000 bus accidents with injuries each year from 1988-2008. These bus accidents resulted in anywhere from 21,000 to 43,000 injuries per year. The majority of fatal bus accidents happen with the youngest passengers and school children. The following are some of the different types of bus accidents that can occur: