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Approaches to Protect Students in Loading Zones
October 21, 2009

Recent student fatalities highlight the importance of maximizing safety in and around this area at schools. Pupil transportation industry professionals offer many effective ways to do so, from separating groups of traffic to implementing detailed policies for bus drivers to providing training for students. Communicating with school staff and parents is essential.

Police department bolsters safety near schools with “safe zones”
September 2, 2009
Officers at the Odessa Police Department are periodically designating “safe zones” throughout the city in an effort to maximize safety among motorists and the public.
‘Suspicious’ bus incident was false alarm
June 17, 2009
OTTAWA — An incident with a school bus that raised suspicions and triggered a police investigation turned out to be a misunderstanding.

Ottawa po...

Kansas district, Durham partner with police to stop illegal passing
February 18, 2009
MERRIAM, Kan. — Police officers from departments across the Shawnee Mission School District geographic area began riding on school buses earlier this...
Glass company owner indicted in school bus windshield scam
January 28, 2009
Troy Jason Vollberg has been indicted in connection with an elaborate scheme in which school bus windshields at Scottsdale Unified School District were destroyed and Vollberg’s company profited by replacing them.
Boy found after bus stop abduction
January 21, 2009
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A 7-year-old abducted from a school bus stop here was located by detectives about 250 miles away in Las Vegas.
New Jersey district partners with police to monitor buses
January 5, 2009
Gloucester Township Police Department Chief Edward Smith and Gloucester Public School District Superintendent Thomas Seddon announced the installation of a GPS system on school buses in a partnership between the two departments.
Kansas police ride the school bus
October 29, 2008
Local police officers last week rode along with children in school buses in an effort to catch stop-arm runners.
Six face criminal charges in illegal school bus operation
March 1, 2008

HARRISBURG, Pa. — On Jan. 23, agents from the Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section filed criminal charges against six New York residents who are...

New York school district installs identification numbers on bus roofs
February 1, 2008

PERU, N.Y. — Peru Central School District recently painted identifying information on the roofs of all its school buses in an effort to make it easier...

FBI investigation finds corruption in NYC school bus industry
February 1, 2008

NEW YORK — In December, an employee of the New York City Department of Education (DOE), Geoffrey Berger, was arrested as a result of an investigation ...

Students arrested for vandalizing buses
January 16, 2008
ROSEBURG, Ore. — On Jan. 8, deputies arrested two local high school students for allegedly slashing the tires on 18 First Student school buses.

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South Carolina sheriff’s department begins Operation Clean Bus
January 10, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Richland County Sheriff Department’s Youth Arbitration Program conducted “Operation Clean Bus” on Saturday at the South Carolina...
School buses sail to the rescue
November 1, 2005

The following account details hurricane-related rescue and relief efforts taken on by the transportation department at St. Charles Parish Public Schools in Luling, La.

Keeping Tabs on Sex Offenders Makes Busing Safer
March 1, 2000

Consulting the law enforcement list of registered sex offenders can help you avoid dangerous routing oversights.

How to Put the Brakes on Stop-Arm Runners
March 1, 2000

New tactics for reducing 'fly-bys,' including video surveillance, flashing headlights and multiple stop arms.

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

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

How to Survive a Hostage Situation on Your School Bus
February 1, 1999

Sure, chances are slim that you'll be held hostage, but you should be prepared for a worst-case scenario.

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