According to police, the teen was trying to pick up a sibling from the bus, but the substitute driver said he was not on the list of people he could release the student to.
The sessions provide guidance on securing bus passengers who use wheelchairs.
Greenville County (S.C.) Schools’ Special Needs Physical Performance Test ensures that aides, as well as drivers, are capable of safely transporting special-needs students through measurable standards.
The latest national report shows that for three of the six passing vehicle fatalities, the bus had not yet fully stopped, so the red lights and stop arm were not activated.
Regina Shealy of Florida is presented with an award and recognized on social media for helping a student on her bus who became unresponsive.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association presents a new award to First Student’s Bobby DeLee, who evacuated his passengers after smelling smoke.
A demonstration of virtual reality technology used in training and a PSA with kids playing motorists who passed stopped school buses were among SBF’s web highlights in 2017.
School bus drivers who work for contractors in the state can now administer epinephrine auto-injectors for students who have allergy attacks.
As a driver and as an instructor, Jill Winger found effective ways to connect with passengers and address difficult behavior. She retires on Friday.
The former NYAPT president and district director will manage the 19-A program and personnel for the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute.
Federal statistics show that more students outside the school bus are killed by the bus itself than by other vehicles.
Richmond County (Ga.) School System’s investigation of the incident finds that the 12-year-old’s wheelchair had not been secured properly due to a training deficiency.
Police say they believe that Tyra Wilcox was speeding when she lost control of her bus, which flipped onto its side.