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Category: Bus Accident

Clarksville Police Department Reminds Drivers of School Zone Traffic Laws

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on August 7, 2017

Officers with the Clarksville Police Department are reminding drivers of the traffic laws they must follow when they pass through school zones throughout the city, as the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System resumes classes this week. Per a report by Clarksville Now, a spokesperson with the CPD says that the department will be watching drivers carefully… read more

Bus Driver Shortage Affecting Wilson, Robertson County Schools

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on August 3, 2017

School starts this week in both Wilson and Robertson Counties, but administrators with both school districts say they’re facing a shortage of qualified bus drivers. WKRN.com reports that Wilson County has enough bus drivers for day one, but the coming weeks could be a challenge. Officials with that school district say that one of the… read more

Emergency Responders Teach School Officials School Bus Crisis Management

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on July 19, 2017

Dickson County school officials worked with local emergency responders to learn techniques for handling school bus crises, including crashes, during a 45-minute drill on Tuesday morning. Per WKRN.com, the drill involved bus drivers and school officials getting first-hand experience on working with emergency personnel, including the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, in… read more

Bus and SUV Collide in Clarksville, Injuring 4

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on June 9, 2017

A Chevy Trailblazer turned into the path of a Clarksville Transit System bus last Wednesday afternoon, causing four people to suffer injuries. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident occurred when the Trailblazer was traveling south in the left lane of Wilma Rudolph Blvd near the bus, which was in the right lane. The juvenile… read more

Putnam County Bus Drivers Receive Emergency Evacuation Training

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on April 19, 2017

The emphasis on school bus safety has increased in Tennessee after last November’s tragic bus accident in Chattanooga, and school officials in Putnam County made sure their bus drivers were properly trained for emergency situations during a recent training exercise. Per a report by the Herald-Citizen, Putnam County Schools worked with the county’s fire department… read more

Teen Lauded as Hero after Helping Students Off Burning Bus in Gallatin

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on March 25, 2017

A 15-year-old high school student is being called a hero after he put his life on the line to save classmates who were onboard a bus that caught fire in Gallatin last week. Per a report by WKRN.com, the bus was traveling on Highway 109 when the engine burst into flames. The bus driver exited… read more

Middle TN School Bus Drivers Still Working Despite Complaints

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on February 22, 2017

Middle TN School Bus Drivers Still Working Despite Complaints Several school districts throughout Middle Tennessee have received complaints about driver behavior in recent months, but a recent investigation revealed that many of those drivers are still getting behind the wheel to pick up and drop off children. Per a report by WSMV.com, the investigation of… read more

17 States Considering Making Seat Belts Mandatory on School Buses

Posted in Bus Accident,Personal Injury on January 25, 2017

17 States Considering Making Seat Belts Mandatory on School Buses Lawmakers in 17 states are considering bills that would require all school buses to be equipped with seat belts. Per a report by the Associated Press, California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, and Texas already have seat belt laws for school buses, and 17… read more

Seat Belts on School Buses Bill Scheduled for 2017 Tennessee Legislative Session

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on January 12, 2017

Seat Belts on School Buses Bill Scheduled for 2017 Tennessee Legislative Session Tennessee lawmakers convened for the 110th General Assembly on Wednesday, and the session is expected to include a bill that would require all school buses in the state to be equipped with seat belts. Per a report by WKRN.com and WATE.com, the bill… read more

Gray Line Adding Seat Belts to Charter School Buses in Davidson County

Posted in Bus Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on December 27, 2016

Gray Line Adding Seat Belts to Charter School Buses in Davidson County Bus manufacturer and supplier Gray Line announced this week that it will begin installing seat belts on school buses that serve public charter schools in Davidson County. Per a report by WKRN.com, Gray Line aims to have lap and shoulder seat belts installed… read more