What are the most common causes of bus accidents? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Although there are a variety of reasons why bus accidents occur, some of the most common are the following:

  • Bus driver alcohol and/or drug use
  • Bus driver distraction
  • Bus driver fatigue
  • Failure to maintain lane
  • Failure to yield
  • Mechanical failures
  • Speeding
  • Tire issues