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Michigan Looks to Strengthen Penalties Against Drivers Who Pass School Buses

Synopsis The highest injury risk for school-age children who take the bus happens while entering or exiting the bus and struck by another vehicle attempting to pass illegally. Local lawmakers are looking at harsher penalties under new bills in the state Legislature to prevent school bus-related accidents caused by motorists who knowingly or repeatedly pass [...]

10 Back to School Safety Tips for Your Teen

Synopsis About 100 children in the United States are killed every year while traveling to or from school, and 25,000 others sustain serious injuries as a result of school zone crashes, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. Congested intersections and crosswalks, impaired drivers, inattentive and distracted drivers, as well as motorists who speed or drive too [...]

Bus Crash Raises Questions at University of Michigan

University of Michigan Bus Passengers Question Safety of Using Public Transportation After Crash The recent onslaught of Michigan’s winter snowfall may have triggered a crash between a University of Michigan public transportation bus and a tree at 1100 Block Fuller Road, according to the University of Michigan Police Department. About 20 passengers, a mix of [...]

By |2019-02-19T01:05:06+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Bus Accident, Personal Injury|0 Comments

A Review of Michigan School Bus Safety Laws

Metro Detroit Drivers Get Lesson from Police in School Bus Safety Everyone across the nation, including those of us at The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, were saddened of learning about the tragic school bus accident in Indiana that took the lives of three young children and left another in critical condition. With the investigation [...]

6 Ways to Avoid School Zone Hazards

6 Tips for Safely Navigating School Zone Traffic It’s that time of year again. The school bags are stuffed, bus stops packed, and bike tires aired all in preparation to the back to school trek for Michigan’s 1.5 million school-age kids. Meanwhile, city roads continue to become increasingly congested at a growing number of key [...]

By |2018-08-20T21:22:21+00:00August 20th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Bus Accident, Tips|0 Comments

Dangerous Street in Macomb County Sees Another Fatal Crash

Collisions with School Buses Often Have Deadly Outcomes All of us at the Law Offices of Lee Steinberg were saddened to hear a 37-year-old mother-of-three had died after the Buick Century she was driving crashed with a school bus in Macomb County. Authorities have been able to confirm that the woman lost control of her [...]

By |2018-01-31T15:45:13+00:00January 29th, 2018|Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

Minimize Dangerous Situations After a Car Crash with These Tips

Secondary Crash Involved Detroit Department of Transportation Bus Authorities are currently investigating a secondary crash on Detroit's east side involving a Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) bus and an SUV driver and her vehicle. The crash injured at least one person and was a series of two accidents. Police say it started when two vehicles [...]

Bus Safety Reminders for the Back to School Season

School Bus Safety – Talk To Your Child Yes, it is true. Even though four to six school-age children die each year on school transportation vehicles, that’s less than one percent of all traffic fatalities nationwide, the more than 25 million schoolchildren who ride the 480,000 school buses each day are much safer taking that [...]

By |2017-09-12T13:17:47+00:00September 2nd, 2017|Bus Accident, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

Chattanooga School Bus Accident Highlights Familiar Risks

Parents across the United States are reeling this week from news about a tragic school bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In a horrific crash still under investigation by authorities, six children lost their lives. Another twelve children remain hospitalized, six of them in critical condition. It’s been heartbreaking to see the stories of young children [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:55:57+00:00November 23rd, 2016|Bus Accident|0 Comments

DDOT Bus Accidents Highlight Dangers of Mass Transit

Two accidents involving Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) buses in the past two weeks have left frequent riders questioning the safety of using public transportation. At the end of September, a DDOT bus slammed into the back of a U.S. Postal Service semi on Moross across from St. John Hospital. That same day, two people [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:55:58+00:00October 14th, 2016|Bus Accident|0 Comments