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Students sustain minor injuries in multi-vehicle accident

A multi-vehicle accident occurred recently in South Nashville, Tennessee involving a tractor trailer, a truck and a school bus. The accident occurred near Fesslers Lane on the westbound side of Interstate 40. The tractor trailer crash brought five ambulances to the scene to [...]
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Driver fatigue was a major factor in fatal bus accident

In a previous post, we discussed the large-scale shutdown by federal authorities of bus companies that were violating safety regulations. Among other problems, the drivers at those bus companies were often not properly licensed and not screened for drug use regularly. There were [...]
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Commercial bus companies shut down for safety violations

Authorities from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shut down the operations of over two dozen commercial bus companies this week due to serious public safety hazards. The companies were ordered to completely cease all operations, including ticket sales. About 233 [...]
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Snow causes major pileup in Campbell County

Paramedics are on the scene of a major pileup in Campbell County, Tennessee. A snowstorm blew through the area and apparently caught motorists off guard. Authorities say that at least eight semi-trucks, nine cars, and a Greyhound bus are involved in this serious accident. About [...]
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Liability issues uncertain in I-24 bus and truck crash

Yesterday we discussed the serious bus and truck accident which happened on I-24 in Rutherford County. There are many instances in which truck and bus accidents result in serious personal injuries and fatalities, but in this case the bus driver was able to keep the bus from [...]
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Truck hits Nashville-bound bus on I-24

Truck driver negligence is attributable to many serious accidents in the Nashville area. Trucks are much more dangerous than passenger vehicles because of their greater size and weight. The greater size of a truck also means that truck drivers should exercise more caution while [...]
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Injuries reported after MTA bus crashes in downtown Nashville

Three people were reported injured after a Metropolitan Transit Authority bus was involved in an accident around 10 a.m. in downtown Nashville. Authorities say that this morning's crash happened at 9th Avenue North and Church Street and that three of the bus passengers were [...]
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15 injured in Nashville bus accident

People use public transportation for a variety of reasons. Some people use local buses because they want to help protect the environment. Others assume that the morning commute will be safer on a bus because buses are less frequently involved in traffic accidents than cars. [...]
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Are Nashville students at risk during school bus accidents?

Nashville school children recently started the school year and some safety advocates say that these children are at risk for personal injury during the commute to and from school. Most large school buses do not have seat belts, and the National Highway Traffic Safety [...]
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