April Christopher faces a misdemeanor charge for a 2016 crash in which she made a left turn and struck an oncoming vehicle, investigators say.
Tony Dane of Virginia is convicted of involuntary manslaughter for crashing into a car, which killed the driver. Video shows he sped past a stopped school bus moments earlier.
The Colorado State Patrol says the truck driver fell asleep and drifted into the opposing lane and hit the bus, which rolled.
Wesley White of Pennsylvania was charged in connection with a crash that killed Deborah Bopp in April 2017. His truck allegedly struck the back of her bus when she slowed down to pick up a student.
“Miranda’s Law,” a proposed federal bill, would require automatic notifications of driver violations to school districts and school bus companies within 24 hours.
Ohio and Washington lawmakers introduce bills that would require school buses to be equipped with lap-shoulder belts. In New York and New Jersey, legislators propose upgrades from lap-only belts to lap-shoulder belts.
The 119-page document includes details on each crash, driver oversight issues, conclusions of the investigations, and the agency’s recommendations.
The president of the Paramus Public Schools Board of Education says that every new bus the district buys will have three-point belts. The board also plans to get estimates on retrofitting its existing fleet with the belts.
Wayne Edward Murphy allegedly takes nearly twice the prescribed dosage of anti-anxiety medication before he crashes into a school bus in Wisconsin. The crash injures 20 people aboard.
The bus driver apparently fails to remain stopped at a stop sign and collides with a van, police say. Bus aide Barbara Atkins is taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.
Police in Virginia say that the school bus struck the stopped landscaping truck and a worker from behind.
The fourth-graders sell magnets, T-shirts, and lawn signs, raising over $18,000 during a daylong fundraiser. Their friends, siblings, and teachers were aboard the bus in the crash.
Hudy Muldrow Sr. is charged with two counts of reckless vehicular homicide/death by auto.