School bus driver honored for quick thinking in crash

When an oncoming car suddenly veered into his lane, James Bratager, a driver for Olympia (Wash.) School District, was able to swerve the bus to avoid a head-on collision. He was presented with a certificate of recognition.

Representing the family of Hunter Pitt, who was run over by his school bus, led law firm Schultz & Myers to create a campaign called "Wait, Wait, Wait — 3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe.”

Law firm launches school bus safety campaign

Representing the family of Hunter Pitt, a 6-year-old who was run over by his school bus, led a personal injury law firm to create "Wait, Wait, Wait — 3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe.”


Couple boards school bus, confronts driver

Joyce Kosturko of Ohio keeps calm and calls her supervisor as a man and woman board her bus without permission, claiming she hit their car. The couple is charged with criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct.

These two burglary suspects in Chillicothe, Ohio, were captured by police thanks to the efforts of a school bus driver and his passengers. Photos courtesy Ross County Sheriff's Office

Vigilance keeps kids safe, foils burglars

The “See Something, Say Something” concept advises that everyone has a responsibility to report suspicious activity. School bus driver Shawn Ost and his passengers did just that when a strange van was parked in a driveway at a bus stop.


Student dragged nearly 1 mile by school bus

Six-year-old Chelsea Klepzig of North Carolina tries to deboard the bus and the door closes on her arm. She holds onto the bus for nearly 1 mile, with her feet and legs being dragged, and suffers bruises and scratches.

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