Bus Accidents – Bethesda I-270 Crash

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WASHINGTON, D.C. SIGHTSEERS INJURED IN BETHESDA BUS ACCIDENT

moving cars A tragic I-270 bus accident in Bethesda, a suburb of Washington, D.C., injured children and parents who spent the day sightseeing on September 29, 2010. The bus crashed down an embankment, killing...

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Are Metro Buses in Washington, DC Safe?

iStock_000062748182_LargeWe live in an area where automated traffic cameras catch each one of the lawbreaking drivers in the DC area. They automatically issue hundreds of thousands of tickets each year to drivers, which in turn gives millions of dollars to the city, despite the protests from...

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Why are DC School Buses Racking Up So Many Traffic Violations?

According to The Washington Post, traffic cameras in Washington, D.C. have captured school bus drivers both speeding and running red lights hundreds of times over recent years. However, unlike every other driver, schools have not had to pay for the numerous violations. City records show that DC’s school bus drivers accrued 327 traffic camera tickets...

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Study Shows DC’s Suburbs are Less Safe For Pedestrians Than in the City

According to the Washington City Paper, Washington, D.C. is one of the safest places in the US for pedestrian activity; however, the streets of DC’s suburbs are a different story. The National Complete Streets Coalition recently released a report analyzing the dangers to pedestrians in metropolitan areas across the US. According to the report, Washington,...

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Pedestrian Accidents and Deaths Becoming a Growing Issue in Washington DC

According to The Washington Post, hundreds of individuals in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area are struck by vehicles annually, and 82 pedestrians are killed on average. A recent study conducted by the National Complete Street Coalition showed that many older cities like Washington, D.C. experienced higher rates of pedestrian fatalities, with 20 percent of all...

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Survey Shows DC Bike Commuting Has Dramatically Increased Since 2000

According to an American Community survey, 3.1 percent of commuters in Washington, D.C. ride a bicycle to and from work, which places DC seventh among cities with a population over 200,000; in 2000, the number was only 1.2 percent. Washington, D.C. also has the second-highest rate of people walking to work, at 12.1 percent, just...

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Drunk Driving and the Growing Epidemic in the US

Car accidents are the leading cause of death in America, killing over 30,000 people every year. According to MADD.org, 28 Americans die every day in drunk driving accidents. A motorist with alcohol in his or her system will experience:

  • Lack of vehicular control
  • Slower reaction time
  • Impaired judgment
  • Blurred vision
All of these impairments create...

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Reckless Driver Causes Virginia Bus Crash, Then Flees Scene: Kills One, Injures 16

According to NBC 4 Washington, a shuttle bus overturned on Interstate 95 near Lorton, Virginia on March 23, killing one person and injuring 16 others. The hit-and-run driver responsible for the accident has been arrested and faces charges. Virginia State Police said the shuttle bus, operated by American Transportation, was traveling south on Interstate 95...

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