Roy Newman of Georgia is driving students to school Monday morning when his bus leaves the road and crashes head-on into a tree. All the students aboard are treated for injuries.
Dominique Lavon Williams of North Carolina allegedly boards a bus without the driver’s permission, tells her daughter to hit a student, and threatens to hit that student. She is served a criminal summons warrant.
New riders, kindergarten students, and their families can learn about bus safety and take a spin on a Bend-La Pine Schools bus.
The new offering from School Bus Safety Co. is available online or in hard copy with CDs, guides, and practice tests.
The nonprofit organization calls for “uniform child passenger safety practices across multiple modes of transportation, including school buses, airplanes, and personal vehicles.”
The event will feature demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats to help families prepare for the new school year.
Des Moines Public Schools’ seat belt study will involve two Thomas Built C2 buses equipped with SynTec’s S3C seats.
Jermalde T. Gaines of Illinois gets in an accident while driving a car, finds a school bus in a nearby field, and drives away in it. He is arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and faces several other charges.
The school bus company reminds students, parents, and drivers to be alert and safe during the start of the school year.
Without yellow buses, many children would be challenged to get to school. However, the yellow bus also serves communities across the country in other ways, even when school is not in session.
Parents express safety concerns about an Illinois school district’s decision to cancel bus service for some students who live within 1.5 miles of their school.
A Georgia TV news camera captures a Courier Express driver passing a stopped school bus. A company manager identifies the driver, issues a reprimand, and reminds all employees to stop for school buses.
FMCSA’s apparent plan to push forward on the safety fitness determination and then make corrections, if needed, will cause burdensome midstream changes, creating confusion and forcing additional training and expense.
V-REX, a vertical rise, drive-on platform lift, is designed for large vehicles.
In response to a safety review, Knox County (Tenn.) Schools directs funds to hire a safety manager, install surveillance cameras in new school buses, and ensure that spare buses have a radio system.