If you have been injured in a collision involving a large passenger vehicle, it can be devastating. Fortunately, there are bus regulations that can assist you in your personal injury claim. These regulations include public, charter and school buses. Drivers and bus companies are responsible for your safety.
Causes of Bus Accidents
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We are prepared to assist you if your bus accident involved:
• Distracted driving,
• texting while driving,
• poorly maintained buses,
• defective bus equipment,
• hazardous roadways,
• inadequately trained drivers,
• unlicensed drivers,
• or drunk drivers.
Company and Driver Regulations
Florida bus drivers and bus companies are required to follow state and federal regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) set regulations on the number of hours a driver is authorized to work, including time driving. They also set stringent stipulations on drug and alcohol use, bus maintenance requirements, and driver safety training. Companies can be held accountable for failing to meet these federal regulations, including exceeding weight limitations, and overlooking driver safety training.
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If you are in need of Bus Accidents Lawyer Stuart FL, then we are prepared to help you. Regardless of what caused your bus accident, the law office of Slinkman, Slinkman, & Wynne is here to assist you.