HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — At press time, the seven-member study group assigned to evaluate the safety benefits of three-point belt systems on school buses was still working on recommendations that were to be presented to Alabama Gov. Bob Riley and the state legislature in early March.
We were all shocked on Nov. 20, 2006, when a school bus plowed off an interstate overpass in Huntsville, Ala., and plunged head first into the pavement below from more than 35 feet in the air.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The school bus driver in a crash that killed two children last spring was found not guilty of charges of reckless driving and failure to pay attention.
HERTFORD, N.C. — A school bus driver was honored with her own day for protecting her passengers in a crash that set their bus on fire.
Earlier this year, a school bus and a large trash truck collided in the Washington, D.C., area, killing two elementary school children and injuring se...
Rough Public Schools, Foulmouth, S.D. The transportation department at Rough Public Schools may n...
Accident reduction programs are often implemented after there has been a devastating accident in the operation. To proactively attempt to reduce accid...
In the wake of a school bus-train collision that left three children dead and four injured, a community turns its eye to school bus driver training and electronic warning devices at highway-rail grade crossings.
Transportation managers should inventory their fleets and assess their risks. And drivers should be trained how to respond to an underride crash.
How the school bus industry should look at 'man and machine' for incremental safety improvements.
What you need to know about preparing for an emergency involving a school bus.
When such a tragedy occurs, it challenges our leadership skills. As a superintendent, it's my job to ensure that every department, including transportation, is working as a team with the district office.
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