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.
Rueben Hash of North Carolina was accused in an incident in which a 6-year-old girl was dragged by her school bus for nearly 1 mile. He was charged with careless and reckless driving.
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.”
School Bus Safety Co. has recreated and expanded its Driver Training Course.
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.
In Greensboro, North Carolina, a motorist turns himself in a week after allegedly driving up on the sidewalk next to a stopped school bus and hitting a student.
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.
From thorough pre-trip inspections to building rapport with students, here are 10 practices that can help prevent or respond to security threats.
The Napa, California, school bus driver is transporting 28 students when her bus bottoms out while turning around. An officer observes signs of intoxication on the driver.
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.
Thomas Naime, who had been a bus driver for Omaha (Neb.) Public Schools, was found guilty of caretaker neglect and fined $250 for leaving a pre-K student who depends on a feeding tube and has selective mutism on a bus in August.
The new law requires the development of a training program for New Jersey school bus drivers and aides on interacting with special-needs students.
NSTA, which hosts the annual event, announces rule changes that will go into effect for the 2016 competition in Greensboro, North Carolina.