Dangers of small bus carriers highlighted by recent investigation

April 12th, 2013 - by DKRPA

One of the major topics we cover here on this blog is the negligent nature of bus carriers. Not necessarily big bus carriers, mind you (though they are susceptible to mistakes and reckless behavior as well) — but the small carriers that no one would consider to investigate. It has been a major thorn in […]

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Palm Beach school bus accident raises safety questions

March 14th, 2013 - by DKRPA

One of the last things a parent wants to hear as they roll into work is that their child — who they just ushered to the bus stop not 20 minutes ago — was injured in a school bus accident. It is unimaginable what they must go through during those next few minutes. The accident […]

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Bus hits overpass, 2 people killed due to driver’s decision

December 7th, 2012 - by DKRPA

A bus carrying 32 people and headed for West Palm Beach struck an overpass in Miami, killing two of the people on board. It is not known why the bus was in Miami, as the route they were supposed to take should not have taken them there. As the bus approached an overpass, the driver […]

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Federal officials cut down flaws of bus, truck driver physicals

November 30th, 2012 - by DKRPA

Bus and truck drivers will face increased regulations to obtain the right to operate their respective vehicles starting in 2014. In May of that year, a new federal law will take effect mandating that a prospective driver see a certified medical professional to get their required physical exam. This may seem like a straightforward and […]

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Recall prompts questions about child safety in car accidents

March 25th, 2012 - by DKRPA

Nothing is more important to a parent than the safety of their child. While a car isn’t exactly the safest place for a young child or newborn, there is at least the comfort knowing that a safety seat can protect your child in case of a car accident. Unless, that is, it turns out your […]

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