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Go Social, But Don’t Go Viral

Passengers can easily capture drivers’ actions on their phones and post them online. In May, a student in Illinois shot video of his bus driver texting while driving. Stock photo by Ed Brown

Passengers can easily capture drivers’ actions on smartphones and post them online for anyone to see. That’s all the more reason to maintain a professional manner and follow proper procedures at all times.

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Is There a Student Hiding on Your Bus?

A driver and attendant allegedly left a 13-year-old on their bus twice, but the charges against them were dropped. The attendant says the boy “intentionally hid.” But is that a valid excuse? Stock photo by John Horton

A school bus driver and attendant allegedly left a 13-year-old boy on their bus twice, but the charges against them were ultimately dropped. The attendant says the boy “intentionally hid.” But is that a valid excuse?

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'Phemie' Brightened School Bus Rides

For years, Margaret “Phemie” Hunka waved and held up signs for students riding buses by her home in Alberta. She passed away last year.

For years, Margaret “Phemie” Hunka waved and held up signs for students riding buses by her home in Alberta. Her daughter-in-law, school bus driver Debbie Hunka, shares a tribute to Phemie, who died last year.

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