Every year more than 17,000 U.S. children make a visit to the emergency room because of a school bus related accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over half of these incidents involve another motorist. The size alone of a typical school bus can turn any minor traffic accident in to a severe one resulting in personal injury or death.
This morning, St. Louis-area residents awoke to below-zero temperatures which are only expected to drop even further. Although the temperatures will rise slightly over the next few days, they are then expected to drop to levels they haven’t been at in over 15 years.