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School Bus Safety and Laws 

The news of school bus-related accidents is far too common in Florida. On the 28th of March, a 15-year-old Royal Palm Beach student was struck by a car while at the bus stop This came just two days after another student was struck and killed in a similar situation. News stories like these highlight the importance of reviewing school bus safety and laws. Situations like this happen across the state and are devastating to families and communities. Family members of

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School Bus Safety for You and Your Child

It’s estimated that more than 25 million school-aged children ride the bus each day in the U.S. While school buses are designed for efficiency and safety, accidents still happen. One of the best ways to prevent an accident for you or your child is by knowing and following school bus safety rules and guidelines. If you are involved in an accident with a school bus that was not your fault, or if your child is injured while on the bus,

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What To Do After A Florida Bus Accident

 If you suffer accident injuries as a passenger on a public bus in Florida, you may be able to seek compensation from multiple parties. No matter where you live in the state of Florida, you’re well aware of the important role that Florida public transportation plays in society. In fact, you may rely on this mode of transportation to get to and from school, work, or the grocery store (and that’s just the start). If you keep an eye on the local

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Is There a Link Between Red Light Cameras and Accidents in Florida?

Red light cameras have become more and more common across the United States, including many areas in West Palm Beach. These cameras automatically take a picture if a car does not clear an intersection before the stoplight turns red, and the registered owner receives a ticket in the mail. Currently, state law sets the fine for a red light ticket at $158. Initially, victims’ families and law enforcement professionals advocated for red stoplight cameras in an attempt to reduce accidents

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School Bus Accidents in Florida Are Increasing at a Concerning Rate

Earlier this month, Florida Highway Patrol responded to an accident involving a Nissan Altima and a school bus. The driver of the Altima, Cynthia Ann Wade, sustained serious injuries but was released from the hospital the following day. The driver of the school bus, as well as the three children on board, left the scene of the crash unscathed. Preventable Bus Accidents Are on the Rise  A study conducted in 2017 by the Department of Transportation found that there are,

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