The Florida driver and aide say they were unable to help a student who had a seizure and later died because they had no CPR training. The district says they had a recent refresher course.
The securement equipment supplier will annually honor a special-needs driver for exemplary service. The winner will receive $1,000.
The South Carolina driver and aide use their training to report the incident and request assistance, and comfort students when the bus is struck by a tractor-trailer. No one is hurt.
The motorists reportedly accuse a student of making a rude gesture. The bus driver is fired for not following district policy, officials say.
The instructors are licensed to teach and assist driver applicants in qualifying for a school bus certificate.
Bus incidents in four states reveal a heightened level of vigilance after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
One bill would cut training hours needed for CDL holders and those approved to operate a school bus. Another would allow bus ads.
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.