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Driver dies after Virginia school bus crash, seven injured
May 9, 2008
CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE, Va. — Seven Charlotte County Public Schools students were injured after their bus ran off the road and hit a tree yesterd...
Truck rams school bus, killing 1
April 10, 2008
RIMBEY, Alberta — A gravel truck slammed into a stopped school bus on a highway Wednesday morning, killing one student and injuring others.

The...

Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
April 1, 2008

FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

Van driver charged in fatal bus crash
April 1, 2008

COTTONWOOD, Minn. — This rural community in southwestern Minnesota was shaken by a school bus crash in February that took the lives of four studen...

Learning from tragedy
April 1, 2008

In my previous column, I wrote about how we at SCHOOL BUS FLEET had recently come across an abundance of articles covering “good” news rela...

Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
March 6, 2008
FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

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Four students killed, 14 injured in bus crash
February 20, 2008
COTTONWOOD, Minn. — Four students were killed and at least 14 people were injured on Tuesday in a crash involving a school bus, a van and a pick-up t...
Driver charged with DUI resigns
February 14, 2008
UNION, W.V. — A school bus driver charged with DUI after running off the road and down an embankment has resigned.

Clyde Watson was transpo...

Roof Strobes Draw Crucial Attention
August 1, 2007

Being large and yellow, school buses are inherently some of the most noticeable vehicles on the road. But in certain conditions, such as inclement wea...

Study group readies advice on seat belts
March 1, 2007

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — At press time, the seven-member study group assigned to evaluate the safety benefits of three-point belt systems on school buses was still working on recommendations that were to be presented to Alabama Gov. Bob Riley and the state legislature in early March.

NAPT News & Views
February 1, 2007

We were all shocked on Nov. 20, 2006, when a school bus plowed off an interstate overpass in Huntsville, Ala., and plunged head first into the pavement below from more than 35 feet in the air.

Driver cleared in fatal Virginia crash
April 1, 2006

ARLINGTON, Va. — The school bus driver in a crash that killed two children last spring was found not guilty of charges of reckless driving and failure to pay attention.

Driver keeps cool in fiery crash
December 1, 2005

HERTFORD, N.C. — A school bus driver was honored with her own day for protecting her passengers in a crash that set their bus on fire.

 

Selling Safety to Your Community
September 1, 2005

Earlier this year, a school bus and a large trash truck collided in the Washington, D.C., area, killing two elementary school children and injuring se...

What You Can Learn From the 5 Worst School Bus Operations
November 1, 2004

At war with the community

Rough Public Schools, Foulmouth, S.D.
The transportation department at Rough Public Schools may n...

How to Reduce Your Accident Rate
August 1, 2004

Accident reduction programs are often implemented after there has been a devastating accident in the operation. To proactively attempt to reduce accid...

Sudden Death in Murray County
June 1, 2000

In the wake of a school bus-train collision that left three children dead and four injured, a community turns its eye to school bus driver training and electronic warning devices at highway-rail grade crossings.

Should School Buses Have Rear Underride Guards?
February 1, 2000

Transportation managers should inventory their fleets and assess their risks. And drivers should be trained how to respond to an underride crash.

New Focus on Safety in the Next Millennium?
August 1, 1999

How the school bus industry should look at 'man and machine' for incremental safety improvements.

Are You Prepared for a Critical Incident?
August 1, 1999

What you need to know about preparing for an emergency involving a school bus.

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