Author: Jason W. Konvicka, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney
Buses can be a convenient and affordable means of transportation for many Americans. Many people - often college students, use Megabus coaches and other bus companies to get home for the holidays or to travel between cities for other reasons. Statistics show that bus transportation is on the rise. But unfortunately, buses are not always held to the highest safety standards.
According to the Department of Transportation (DOT), around 160 fires occur on intercity buses each year. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), intercity bus services also have higher rates of fatal accidents and more driver…