The tool uses hydraulic force to assist technicians when changing king pins and brake anchor pins on heavy-duty vehicles.
TEMPLE, Ga. — Students at Carroll County School System’s Temple High School will remember Rashawn Walker during a candlelight vigil on the school’s football field on Tuesday night.
Walker was killed on Monday when the school bus he was riding hit a ditch and toppled over after the driver lost control of the vehicle. Twelve other students were hurt, 11Alive reports.
In a letter to parents and students on Tuesday, Temple High School Principal Karen Suddeth offered her condolences to those affected by the accident.
“This is a very sad time for Temple High School because several students were injured in the accident,” Suddeth wrote. “While all students received immediate medical attention for their injuries and were transported to area hospitals, one student was fatally injured. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of all individuals involved in this unfortunate accident.”
Temple High School faculty and staff members and other employees of Carroll County Schools will reportedly be available at Temple High School to provide grief counseling and support as needed.
Walker was a senior and aspiring graphic designer, according to 11Alive.
An animated version of a trainer for San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District explains the rules for safely riding the school bus to students.
According to the Virginia DOE, as many as 4,000 buses may be missing the state-required device, which prevents the parking brake from accidentally disengaging.
A New Jersey superintendent’s call to fire Gaye Kish for using her phone, having a friend board her bus, and taking a bathroom break during her route is rejected by the board of education. Kish cites a medical condition as the reason for taking the break.
After a loaded logging truck failed to stop for a school bus in Alberta, the local transportation director took a powerful message to the mill’s contracted drivers.
With the upgraded buses, Eugene School District is bolstering safety, saving money, and providing a comfortable ride for students on activity trips. An alarming crash sealed the district’s shift away from motorcoaches.
Blue Bird Corp. and HSM’s convertible NextGen seat allows the customer to change the seat back frame to have three-point belts or child restraints without having to purchase new seats.
The agency launches a project to learn more about the decision-making process on whether to implement two-point or three-point belts.
Matthews Bus Alliance of Orlando, Florida, is the latest dealer to become certified in the collaborative effort between the school bus manufacturer and its dealers.
The interactive tool from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how many propane school buses are in operation in each state.
The transportation team at Selah (Wash.) School District delivers a zany tribute to the yellow bus in this spoof of a Sir Mix-a-Lot hit.
The school bus contractor marks its 20th anniversary while taking the spotlight as the Nasdaq Stock Market closes on Wednesday.
The school bus contractor is using an analytics platform from ByteCurve to enhance data analysis at its operations.
Know a contractor who deserves recognition for his or her efforts? We’re accepting nominations for School Bus Fleet’s 2017 Contractor of the Year award.
After 33 years of service to Columbus City Schools, Steve Simmons will officially retire on May 31.