Although buses are considered a relatively safe method of transport, road traffic accidents do happen and passengers may sustain an injury. The amount of people traveling on a bus means that there can be various and numerous injuries. Injuries to bus passengers who have been involved in a road traffic accident include:
The risk of passengers sustaining an injury is increased on buses as passengers are not always restrained due to the fact that many bus seats do not have seatbelts. Therefore if a happens they may be thrown around in their seat or even out of their seat and into the walkway. The risk of injury is also increased since there are often people standing in the walkways especially at peak times. These passengers could be severely injured if there was a road traffic accident or an abrupt stop.
If you are regularly a bus passenger, to avoid sustaining an injury if the bus is involved in a road traffic accident it is a good idea to:
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident in which you were the passenger of bus, even if you are unsure whether you would be able to make a , contact our today on 0800 0287828 and we will investigate matters for you and advise you on your first step towards receiving the compensation you deserve.