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.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — A high school student was taken into custody last Thursday for throwing an object from the window of a school bus that struck a woman's head.
Morgan Andrew Linder, 15, reportedly threw large jawbreaker candies at the woman’s pickup truck. The woman called 911 and followed the bus after one of the candies hit her head, causing a contusion.
She then made contact with the bus driver, who parked until deputies arrived. Surveillance video from on board the bus was obtained, and authorities confirmed that Linder threw the candy.
Linder was booked in a local jail and then released to his parents. He has been charged with the felony of throwing a deadly missile into an occupied vehicle.
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 supplier partner HSM’s convertible NextGen seat is designed to allow the customer to change the seat back frame to have a three-point or child-restraint seat without having to purchase new seats for reinstallation into a bus.
The agency launches a project to learn more about the decision-making process on whether to implement two-point or three-point belts.
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.
After a steering component fails and the bus hits a sign that cracks the windshield, the Michigan driver guides it between two trees and brings it to a stop.
The free web seminar will give an in-depth look at Fortress Mobile’s all-in-one solution for surveillance and fleet management technology.
A Pennsylvania motorist allegedly causes a crash involving the bus while trying to pass other vehicles. One student is ejected from the bus and is in critical condition.
The PBS NewsHour piece looks at safety benefits and financial concerns involved in the issue. Interviews include transportation directors and NHTSA’s former administrator.
Blaine County School District launches an internal investigation after the crash that injured a dozen students. The superintendent says the driver and transportation director are no longer with the district.
Display and lighting technology supplier Luminator Technology Group and video surveillance equipment supplier Apollo Video Technology will collaborate to enhance their services.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association will host the New York State School Bus Safety Competition in Valley Cottage on May 20.
The motorcoach, which is transporting eighth-grade students from Philadelphia on a class trip, overturns in Maryland. Two of the injured passengers are airlifted to hospitals.
Teresa Stroble, a driver for District Five Schools of Spartanburg County (S.C.), is hailed for quickly evacuating 56 students when they noticed smoke.
The State Board of Education reviews proposed updates to safety regulations, including a lifetime ban on working as a school bus driver for a person convicted of a crime involving a child.