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Virginia Bus Driver’s Failure to Wear Seat Belt Constituted Willful Misconduct

A bus driver, who sustained serious injuries in an accident in which his bus was struck from behind, causing it to careen against a guard rail and then flip over, ejecting the driver, was appropriately found to have violated his … Continue reading

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Mississippi Officer’s High Speed Driving, Without Seatbelt, Did Not Amount to Willful Intent To Injure Himself

Although crash data indicated not only that a Mississippi patrol officer increased his speed steadlily from 53 mph to more than 90 mph in the twelve seconds prior to an accident, but that the officer was not wearing his seatbelt … Continue reading

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