A driver in Colorado was distracted by noisy students before his bus veered off of a narrow road and rolled last week, district officials say. The driver was new to the job.
The students are accused of assaulting their school bus driver, 67-year-old Herman Brown, after he asked them to move to the front of the bus.
The former monitor for Colonial Heights (Va.) Public Schools admits she struck a 6-year-old boy who hit her. She pleads guilty to assault and battery of a child, receives a suspended jail sentence, and must take parenting classes, and complete community service and an anger management program.
A Pennsylvania school bus driver allegedly slammed on the brakes to get the attention of unruly students on the bus, and several suffered injuries.
Students reported to the Ohio high school's principal that the girl yelled the threats. She may be charged with aggravated menacing and expelled from school.
A North Carolina bus driver allegedly grabs an 8-year-old boy and throws him down the bus’ stairs after he asks him to do a head count and the boy says no. The driver is charged with assault on a child under age 12 and is suspended with pay.
In Atlanta, some older boys and girls have been separated on the school bus to improve behavior. District officials tell me that their drivers are given autonomy to decide how to seat their passengers. ...
The district could have avoided embarrassment — for the school bus driver and for itself — by not passing judgment until after conducting a thorough investigation.
In an exclusive interview with School Bus Fleet, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind discusses key points from the agency’s public meeting, and options for what NHTSA may propose this fall.
The agency's public meeting looks at the barriers and benefits of seat belts on large school buses, as well as other approaches aimed at increasing safety.
Lois King, a driver for Fauquier County (Va.) Public Schools since 1960, shares her strategy for behavior management and the reason she started shuttling students.
Officials from an Alberta school district change their stance after seeing a second video of a school bus incident that shows a student hitting the driver with a bag.
In New York, a 6-year old with autism ran from his bus after it stopped at his school. The bus aide tried to catch up with him, and police eventually found him safe more than 30 blocks away.