The grants go to police agencies to pay for education programs and for officer overtime to patrol when school buses are on the road.
Students claim the Tennessee driver played the game while driving, and she is placed on leave. Bus video reportedly shows no evidence of that, but it does show her letting a parent board the bus.
Greenville (S.C.) County Schools’ tiger mascot shows students how to safely cross the street when getting on or off the school bus. The district requires the video to be shown to all elementary students during the first week of school.
A new regulation requires Wisconsin school buses built after Jan. 1, 2005, to have amber lights to alert motorists that the bus is about to stop.
A fire at Puyallup (Wash.) School District's bus facility damages more than 28 new school buses. Nearly 70 employees are evacuated, and no one is injured.
Leslie Kilgore, a 20-year veteran of General Motors, will oversee the development of new technologies for Thomas Built.
The former NHTSA safety standards engineer, who died on Aug. 13, was regarded for his expertise and guidance for the pupil transportation industry.
Staff members of Concord (Mich.) Public Schools find flattened tires on 10 school buses, leaving a significant portion of the fleet inoperable.
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.
Jones, who began his pupil transportation career as a school bus driver nearly 40 years ago, will step down as state director at the end of September.
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.
Hillsborough County Public Schools’ back-to-school training event covers such topics as customer service and “How Not to Be Confined by Your Title.”
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.”