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3 Steps to Weapons Incident Prevention
April 9, 2010

Keeping weapons off of a school bus or defusing the situation if they are brought on board requires ensuring that drivers are in tune with the students they transport, offering a comprehensive training program, and establishing specific policies and procedures for drivers to follow.

Verbal Indicators of Violence
March 26, 2010

An increase in pitch while speaking, repetition and inappropriate humor are several signs of impending dangerous behavior. Stepping in when they are heard can help to prevent students from harming others.

Program offers memorable lesson on bus safety
February 3, 2010
Professional rodeo clown Marvin Nash and his wife, Darlene, developed the Take Pride in Your Ride program, which promotes school bus safety and appreciation of the driver and fellow riders. Drivers are educated on the content and then teach it to students.
High schooler tackles armed teen on bus, saving 22 lives
September 4, 2009
YAZOO CITY, Miss. — High school student Kaleb Eulls is being hailed as a hero for his actions helping to save his fellow school bus passengers from an armed teen earlier this week....
North Carolina governor approves anti-bullying bill
July 6, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Bev Perdue has signed into law a bill to prevent the bullying and harassment of students and school employees on school property...
Illinois bus drivers aim to end community violence
September 3, 2008
Drivers for Alpha School Bus Company Inc., a subsidiary of Cook-Illinois Corp., are taking a stand against neighborhood violence.
Florida lawmakers pass bill to ban bullying at schools, on buses
May 15, 2008
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Legislature has passed a bill that would prohibit the bullying or harassment of any student or employee at the state’...
Suspect arrested in Florida bus stop stabbing
March 6, 2008
BRADENTON, Fla. — A suspect was arrested in the attempted murder of a 16-year-old student at a school bus stop, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office r...
State Directors Discuss Belts, Bullying
January 1, 2008

State pupil transportation directors from across the country convened in Grand Rapids, Mich., in late October to discuss issues of national importance...

Can We Stop the Violence on School Buses?
November 1, 2006

With school-related violence on the rise and school buses a particular area of concern, school officials return to the question of how to make the bus ride safer. Training, strong prevention policies, technology and creative problem-solving help the cause.

On an ordinary day, madness on a school bus
August 1, 1998

Student threats against school personnel and against other students are not being treated as pranks anymore.

It Could Happen Here
August 1, 1998

Are you prepared for gunfire aboard a school bus? Recent campus assaults have forced transportation managers to scrutinize training programs, student conduct policies and emergency plans.

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