A dozen junior high track athletes are injured when their school bus overturns on an Idaho highway.
A bill that would raise the minimum age for new school bus drivers in the state passes unanimously in the House. Another bill that would require restraints on school buses passes a committee vote.
With the coming of “roadeo” season, we spotlight drivers who have taken part in the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. First up is nine-time winner Larry Hannon Sr.
When a man forces his way onto a bus, charges through it and gets into a tussle with a student, the New York driver calls police, evacuates students, and pushes the man off the bus. She is being hailed a hero.
Johnthony Walker, the driver in the fatal November crash, is indicted on six counts of vehicular homicide. Other charges include reckless endangerment, reckless driving, and use of a portable electronic device by a school bus driver.
The company will now provide safety compliance audits and conduct on-site driver file reviews and safety training leadership programs.
Thought leaders and industry experts discuss the impacts of connected and automated vehicles, ridesharing, onboard Wi-Fi, and big data at the bus manufacturer’s first-ever event of its kind.
Behavior on the bus, autism, and bullying prevention are among the topics covered in an OPTA training event.
Randy Kronick of Connecticut prevents the 9-year-old girl from crossing the street as he sees a speeding SUV run his stop arm.
NYAPT asks the state Legislature to continue the funding it is currently providing; add funding for pre-K students, bus monitors, and security; and increase support for the school bus driver training program.
One bill would require seat belts on school buses in Tennessee. Other proposals aim to raise the state’s minimum age for school bus drivers and increase oversight of pupil transportation.
The board oversees and maintains the curriculum that is part of the National Child Passenger Safety Certification Training Program.
Tragic incidents cause us to rethink everything we do and double down on measures we believe will make the system even safer.