Buses are designed to transport a significant number of people. Families throughout the Atlanta area trust school buses to take their children to and from school every day of the week.
When a bus is involved in an accident, the injuries are often be severe for all bus occupants as well as the occupants of other automobiles involved in the crash. Some bus accidents also involve pedestrians or bicyclists.
Lawyer for Bus Accidents in Atlanta, GA
If you suffered serious injuries or your loved one was killed in a bus accident in Georgia, it is in your best interest to immediately retain legal counsel. The Balams Firm represents the victims of all kinds of auto accidents in communities throughout Gwinnett County, Clayton County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, and Fulton County, such as Dunwoody, Norcross, Smyrna, Sandy Springs, Milton, East Point, Forest Park, Alpharetta, and many others.
ReShea Balams is an experienced personal injury attorney in Atlanta who will conduct a rigorous investigation to determine the cause of your accident and hold the negligent party fully accountable. You can have her provide a complete evaluation of your case as soon as you call (404) 445-2005 to schedule a free initial consultation.
Georgia Bus Accidents Information Center
- Who provides bus services in Atlanta?
- How do bus accidents usually happen?
- Where can I find more information about bus accidents in Atlanta?
Bus Lines in Atlanta
Bus companies must carry insurance policies that have higher limits than traditional automobile insurance policies because buses frequently carry multiple passengers.
Atlanta is served by a number of different companies and agencies that provide bus services. Some of the major bus providers in the Atlanta area include:
- Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
- Wanda Coach
- PandaNY Bus
- Turimex Internacional
- Southeatern Stages
- Samson Tours
- Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) Xpress
- Cobb Community Transit
- Gwinnett County Transit
- Patriot Coach Lines
- Coast to Coast Tours
- Cooper Global
Causes of Bus Accidents in Fulton County, GA
Several bus accidents are the result of some driver error. Some of the most frequent kinds of driver negligence involved in bus accidents include, but are not limited to:
- Reckless driving;
- Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol;
- Driver fatigue.
In other cases, a mechanical issue may be to blame for a loss of driver control in a bus accident. Some of the common mechanical issues that can lead to bus accidents include, but are not limited to:
- Failure to maintain bus;
- Brake failure;
- Faulty steering; or
- Tire blowouts.
Georgia Bus Accidents Resources
Bus Safety | Atlanta Public Schools — View an Atlanta Public Schools brochure explaining school bus safety and conduct standards for students. The brochure articulates expectations for students, school bus drivers, and principals. You can also learn what parents are responsible for.
Safety & Security | MARTA — Find bus safety tips on this section of the MARTA website. You can also learn about safety at MARTA stations. You can also find bus schedules on the MARTA website.
Find a Bus Accidents Attorney in Atlanta, GA
Did you sustain catastrophic injuries or was your loved one killed in a bus crash in Georgia? You will want to contact The Balams Firm as soon as possible.
Atlanta personal injury lawyer ReShea Balams helps individuals in Riverdale, Roswell, College Park, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Marietta, Decatur, Johns Creek, and several other surrounding areas in Clayton County, Gwinnett County, Fulton County, DeKalb County, and Cobb County.
Call (404) 445-2005 or fill out an online contact form to have our attorney review your case and help you understand all of your legal options during a free, no-obligation consultation.