The Texas bus driver reportedly swerves to try to avoid hitting another vehicle, veers off the road, overturns, and crashes into a ditch. Sixteen students and the bus driver are taken to the hospital.
The district attorney’s office drops DUI charges against Elizabeth Burris of Colorado for a crash last year that injured students. Burris’ attorney says she was not impaired but suffered from a migraine and fatigue.
Henry Cruz-Orellana of North Carolina is standing at his bus stop when a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old tries to pass other cars, runs off the road, and hits him. He suffers non-life-threatening injuries.
National Express, which includes Durham School Services, will add the Fogmaker fire suppression system on its new school bus purchases.
Sessions on school bus safety, counterterrorism initiatives, and regulations are on the agenda for the upcoming NYSBCA convention.
The CoPilot-RFID, a windshield-mounted mobile DVR/camera combination, is equipped with the capability to permanently embed the vehicle operator's identification into the vehicle's video records.
Kyle Richmond, 16, is riding a skateboard when he falls into the road and a school bus hits him. He suffers severe head trauma and is pronounced dead at the scene.
The American School Bus Council cites the safety record and other benefits of yellow bus transportation.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Jacabed Rodriguez-Coss of Connecticut demands another trial after being found guilty of illegally passing a school bus, but then she pays the $465 ticket instead.
Sessions at the upcoming Summit in Kansas City will cover such topics as school bus technology, budgets, safety, and security.
The NSTA believes the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposal would offer very limited guidance on the safety record of some carriers and cause confusion.
Dallas County Schools in Texas reminds motorists of the need to stop for school buses — to keep students safe as well as to avoid getting caught by a stop-arm camera.
Maryland bus driver Reneita Smith is hailed for getting her elementary school passengers to safety before the bus becomes fully engulfed.
In Nebraska, police investigate a report of a boy who was not dropped off at home after school. They find the 5-year-old unattended in a school van.
Kari Chopper is preparing to leave the Denver International Airport when she apparently makes a wrong turn, crashes into a pillar, and is killed. Fifteen students and three coaches are injured in the crash.