White Pigeon Community Schools purchases 400 flashing reflectors to improve school bus stop safety for students.
Sen. Randy Head drafts a bill that addresses same-side pickups on state highways; reducing speed limits near bus stops; and increasing penalties for traffic law violations resulting in death.
New York is the 19th state to allow the Gardian Angel safety lighting system as optional equipment.
The latest national report shows that in three of the fatal incidents, the school bus had its stop arm extended and its red lights activated when it was passed by a vehicle that struck a student.
The city of Shelbyville may expand its smoking ban to include school bus stops after a mother voices concern about the health of her son and other children.
An 11-year-old girl was waiting for her bus when a vehicle pulled up and a woman exited. Police say the woman yelled at the girl to get in the vehicle.
The lightning reportedly struck nearby and traveled to where the children were standing under a tree. All three were recovering in the hospital.
Ohio is the 17th state to allow the Gardian Angel safety lighting system as optional equipment.
The school bus tracking app more than doubled in number of users over the past year. It’s now in use at nearly 200 school districts.
Mary Bennette-Browing of Virginia asks her homeowner’s association to reconsider a request to allow a school bus to drive into the private community to pick up her two children, who have special needs.
The move modifies a previous plan for a 1-mile-radius “no-transportation zone” around the school, within which students would not have received school bus service.
When a pedestrian is detected, the system will alert the driver on an in-cabin tablet as well as through caution lights on the cross-view mirrors.
Police say the 9-year-old runs alongside her bus as it drives away, and then she runs into the road and is hit by a pickup truck.