A 5-year-old girl dies and more than 20 students are injured when their bus runs off the road and hits a tree, authorities say.
Kerry Mullins of South Carolina brings her daughter to her bus stop, walks into the road to talk to the bus driver, and is hit by a motorist.
Police say they believe that Tyra Wilcox was speeding when she lost control of her bus, which flipped onto its side.
The state pupil transportation directors’ event will also address driver tablets, education reform, and federal agency developments.
The Florida district acquires 24 new school buses with lap-shoulder belts, bringing its total number of buses with the three-point restraints to 74.
The school bus runs a stop sign, hits a utility pole, and flips over, causing minor injuries to the students, police say.
Prosecutors plan to seek additional criminal charges against Johnthony Walker, the driver in the fatal November crash. However, he is eligible for alternative sentencing, his attorney says.
In a committee hearing, Rep. Steve Cohen questions why federal regulators have not initiated a rulemaking to require lap-shoulder belts on school buses in light of recent crashes.
The Wisconsin driver is taken to the hospital with minor injuries after he veers off of a sharp curve in foggy conditions and his bus rolls over and comes to rest on its side in a corn field. No students were aboard.
The school bus industry needs more young people, not fewer, to carry on the work of safely transporting our nation’s future.
Sessions at the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association event cover such compelling issues as missed bus stops, stop-arm running, and crashes with stationary objects. New school buses and a scenic river also catch attendees' attention.
Richard Mecham is charged with misdemeanor reckless driving for a crash that injured dozens of students in April.
Kari Hoglund Kounkel shares the details and lessons learned from an accident in Minnesota in 1997 that killed three students and a truck driver.