Safety

Deer crashes into school bus windshield

Posted on November 10, 2011

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A Licking Valley Local School District bus was severely damaged and the driver sustained minor injuries when a deer crashed through the bus’ windshield on Tuesday morning, according to a story on NewarkAdvocate.com.

A car in front of the bus hit the deer, which propelled the animal over the vehicle and into the windshield of the bus. The deer went through the passenger side of the windshield and landed seven rows back. Seats were bent in the process, but no students were on the bus.

To read the full story, click here.

Comments ( 3 )
  • C Hearn

     | about 6 years ago

    I can just imagine how shaken up I would have been. Yes Thank goodness no one was hurt.

  • See all comments
More Stories
Product

Driver Message Sign

The Driver Alert Message Sign is designed to help reduce illegal passing of school buses by improving direct line of sight visibility for oncoming drivers.

News

School Bus Driver Suspended After Bathroom Break to Keep Job

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.

Product

Convertible Seating Solution

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.

A <I>PBS NewsHour</i> piece looks at the safety benefits and financial concerns involved in the issue of seat belts on school buses.
News

PBS Probes School Bus Seat Belt Debate

The PBS NewsHour piece looks at safety benefits and financial concerns involved in the issue. Interviews include transportation directors and NHTSA’s former administrator.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!