Massachusetts residents who are planning a motorcoach trip for a large group of people may be interested in a report by the Bus Industry Safety Council. The report provides tips on how to choose a good motorcoach company and includes a safety checklist as a handy reference guide.
Massachusetts residents who frequently travel by bus or coach may be concerned about the level of protection that these vehicles offer in the event of an accident. These shortcomings were demonstrated on Sept. 21 when a bus packed with tourists overturned in Delaware. Two women lost their lives in the bus accident, and 47 others suffered injuries requiring hospital treatment.
Two Massachusetts men were injured in an apparent commercial vehicle accident on Route 24 on Sep. 3. A dump truck transporting engines and other automotive parts lost its rear wheels and axle, according to a state police trooper. The truck rolled and landed on top of a silver Hyundai sedan.
Massachusetts residents may be interested to learn about a fatal accident that happened in upstate New York on July 25. One teenager was killed and over 50 people were seriously injured by a motor vehicle accident that occurred in North Hudson. The crash happened around 8:15 a.m., but the cause of the accident was still unknown at the time of the report.
Buses are often a popular way for many individuals throughout the United States. This means that bus drivers are often held to a higher standard of safety then normal drivers. When this standard is not met and the operator drives in a negligent manner, it can result in dangerous situation that quickly turns into an accident. These accidents can seriously injure those involved and alter their lives for an extended period of time. Unfortunately one bus crash in Massachusetts resulted in the injury of numerous people recently.
Commercial vehicles are used all over the United States for various jobs such as transporting goods to picking up garbage. These types of vehicles can be very useful for their respective jobs, but when these vehicles malfunction, dangerous situations can ensue. These situations can leave those involved seriously injured or even dead if the accident is severe enough. Unfortunately, one commercial vehicle accident in Massachusetts recently killed two people.
Commercial transportation is a great way for many people to travel from one place to another, but when the driver of the vehicle makes a mistake, it can have devastating consequences. One wrong decision by the driver can create very dangerous situations that can lead to multiple injuries. Unfortunately, one accident in Massachusetts that was caused by the error of the driver resulted in multiple injuries.
The investigation of an accident can sometimes take an extended period of time, which can indirectly hurt the family of the victim as they wait to find the cause of their loved one's death. Even after investigations are completed and the person who is supposedly responsible is arrested, the legal system can be a long and confusing road. In Massachusetts, a man was recently arrested for his involvement in a bus accident that killed one woman.
A crash involving multiple vehicles can be catastrophic and often results in several injuries. This was the case recently in Massachusetts when a box truck was involved in a collision with three other cars. Nine people sustained injuries and were taken to a hospital in Hyannis. Police in Eastham recently released the details of the crash.
Semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, commercial vehicles; they have several names, but no matter what you call them they still are very powerful vehicles. A large truck requires a heightened amount of attention to drive. They are powerful and yet surprisingly unstable vehicles. Even a slight movement can cause big problems.