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NTSB: Bus driver in Huntsville crash was unbelted
November 19, 2009
The National Transportation Safety Board’s long-awaited report on the fatal 2006 crash confirms that the school bus driver was not wearing his seat belt, which allowed him to be thrown from the bus before it plunged 30 feet off of a highway ramp.
DOE reports on district's comprehensive response to fatal bus crash
October 29, 2009
The actions officials at a Minnesota school district took in the days and months after a February 2008 bus crash that killed four students were key in helping students, staff and the community to recover. Efforts included communication, organized support services and memorials.
School bus driver lauded for heroic actions
October 12, 2009
When a tree branch fell on his bus’ windshield, Nick Frost held the windshield up with one hand and steered his bus to the side of the road with his other hand. No one was seriously injured during the incident. ...
3 killed as car collides with special-needs bus
October 5, 2009
TUCSON, Ariz. — A passenger car collided head-on with an Altar Valley School District bus on Sept. 22, causing three fatalites.

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Brake safety devices urged for buses
October 1, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. — School buses and other heavy vehicles should be equipped with technology to prevent unintended acceleration, the National Transport...

A mistake that can be fatal
October 1, 2009

The tragedy took place just blocks from our home. An 86-year-old man in a Buick Le Sabre struck a stopped car, continued through an intersection a...

No charges to be filed in fatal school bus crash
May 4, 2009
LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Authorities announced last week that no criminal charges would be filed in a wreck that killed four specials-needs students in Sep...
Bus stop accident claims 2
April 23, 2009
Two students were killed and one was injured by a pickup truck that struck them at their school bus stop on Tuesday morning.
Florida targets grade crossing accidents
April 17, 2009
In the past five years, there have been more than 500 highway-rail grade crossing accidents, with 90 injuries and 80 fatalities, throughout Florida.
Training session takes on school bus emergencies
December 30, 2008
An Ohio firefighter is offering training that communities may find they need to have but would hope they never need to use: responding to a severe school bus crash.
A momentous month
November 1, 2008

I have had the privilege of serving as president of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) for the pas...

Bus wrecks claim five lives in Florida, Indiana
November 1, 2008

Severe school bus crashes just a few days apart in late September left communities in Florida and Indiana mourning the losses of five students.

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Four students killed in Indiana school bus crash
October 2, 2008
LOGANSPORT, Ind. — A special-needs school bus collided with two dump trucks on Friday, fatally injuring four elementary school children.
Teen killed as truck slams into bus
September 25, 2008
CITRA, Fla. — The fiery collision of a tractor-trailer and a school bus on Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a 13-year-old student and injured several others.
Driver dies after Virginia school bus crash, seven injured
May 9, 2008
CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE, Va. — Seven Charlotte County Public Schools students were injured after their bus ran off the road and hit a tree yesterd...
Truck rams school bus, killing 1
April 10, 2008
RIMBEY, Alberta — A gravel truck slammed into a stopped school bus on a highway Wednesday morning, killing one student and injuring others.

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Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
April 1, 2008

FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

Van driver charged in fatal bus crash
April 1, 2008

COTTONWOOD, Minn. — This rural community in southwestern Minnesota was shaken by a school bus crash in February that took the lives of four studen...

Learning from tragedy
April 1, 2008

In my previous column, I wrote about how we at SCHOOL BUS FLEET had recently come across an abundance of articles covering “good” news rela...

Kentucky commemorates 1958 school bus crash
March 6, 2008
FRANKFORT, Ky. — On Feb. 28, the state Senate passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Prestonburg school bus crash of 1958.

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