Motorcycle Accident

Sleep-starved bus drivers cause too many tragic accidents

by William Mattar | November 16th, 2011

November 16, 2011 Lives have been lost in the Bronx, in Virginia, in Upstate New York as sleep-deprived intercity bus drivers cause their buses to careen into other drivers and off the road. The National Transportation Safety Board’s report commissioned by Senator Schumer and Representative Velazquez is the latest in a string of wake-up calls, […]

Deathtrap buses driven by drivers asleep at the wheel

by William Mattar | November 14th, 2011

November 14, 2011 The headlines have been coming in for months: lives lost in the Bronx, in Virginia, in Upstate New York, as intercity buses careen into other drivers and off the road. Last week’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report was a much-needed look at the ugly underbelly of the bus industry, said Lawrence […]

2007 Car Accident News

by William Mattar | December 30th, 2007

2007 was a trend in the right direction in terms of car accident safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in 2007, traffic deaths reached their lowest levels since 1994. However, there were still plenty of car accidents, with the NHTSA reporting a total of 41,059 people killed and another 2,491,000 injured. […]