The training company supports National School Bus Safety Week with a series of PSAs and a safety poster.
STRATFORD, Conn. — A high school bus was struck by a sheet of ice that fell off of a tractor-trailer on a freeway, shattering the windshield. The bus driver was able to successfully pull to the side of the road.
Bus driver Eli McNair and three students were transported to a hospital following the incident, the Connecticut Post reports. They were cut by glass and ice shards. One student also suffered a neck injury but was not seriously hurt. Thirty other students were transported to school by a second bus that was sent to the scene.
The driver of the tractor-trailer did not stop after the accident and has not been identified. The damaged bus was driven back to the We Transport Inc. bus depot in Bridgeport, where it will be repaired.
Transportation and law enforcement officials promote the importance of stopping for school buses with their red lights flashing and stop arms extended.
The Florida 16-year-old allegedly brings a gun onto the bus and displays it. He is arrested and faces a gun possession charge.
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Kepler51 Analytics’ Hurricane Disruption Reports are issued twice a day and are free to the commercial vehicle industry.
A student takes video of the New Jersey driver apparently looking at texts on her phone while driving the bus. The driver is suspended without pay.
Gatekeeper installs its stop-arm video enforcement system on Chattooga County School District’s buses that cover routes with the highest violation rates.
West Virginia is the 16th state to allow the Gardian Angel safety lighting system as optional equipment.
A Minnesota woman reportedly attempts to pass a car, then notices it is stopped behind a school bus. She collides with the vehicle, which crashes into the school bus.
The state pupil transportation directors’ event will also address driver tablets, education reform, and federal agency developments.
The poster and ALI’s updated Automotive Lift Safety Tips Card feature 13 tips for safe lifting.
An Illinois man who had driven around a stopped special-needs bus aimed to make up for it by paving the driveway at the home of the student he saw deboarding in a wheelchair that day.
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