Police are investigating an attempted abduction of a girl from a school bus stop and a similar occurrence that took place days later. Both incidents involved a suspect trying to lure students into a minivan.
The North Carolina girl gets on a bus she is not assigned to with her cousin. Since no parents are present, the bus driver lets the girl board so she can get her to a safe place and contacts the police.
Enforcement action around school bus stops last month seems to have resonated with drivers, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
MyBusVue communicates up-to-the-minute school bus locations to parent, caregiver and school administrator smartphones and computers via interactive maps.
Police in Pennsylvania say that a stopped school bus was about to discharge students when a car failed to stop in time and slid into the front of the bus.
With the school bus contractor’s new app, Durham Bus Tracker, parents can view the location of their child’s bus in relation to their bus stop.
The Tippecanoe School Corp. is offering Synovia’s Here Comes the Bus website and app to parents of students at three of its schools and will soon offer it to the remaining schools.
The Barrington and East Providence districts will begin using the mobile app, which gives parents updates on their child's school bus.
A gunman ordered a 13-year-old boy to empty his pockets and took his backpack. In response, Indianapolis Public Schools increases patrols around area bus stops and distributes safety tips to parents.
Atlanta Public Schools officials say that the practice will help drivers become familiar with their routes and will improve accuracy of timing during current traffic patterns.
While the girl waited for her bus, a man allegedly tried to force her to come with him, but the girl broke free and ran home. Police are searching for the suspect.
Bus drivers for Wake County Public School System will begin using a new procedure that puts more time between alerting motorists that the bus is stopping and allowing students to cross the road.
The app will provide parents real-time information on the location of their child's bus and estimated arrival times as well as information on school closures, delayed openings or important events.