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.
A petitioner asked NHTSA to make changes to the way warning lights are displayed when school buses are stopping to load or unload passengers.
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.
Southeast Polk Community School District will roll out the Here Comes the Bus app, enabling parents to track their children’s school bus.
Frog the rooster gains fame for a viral video in which it makes a mad dash for the school bus, ready to “pick up” its owner.
The newly passed legislation allows school buses to be equipped with an electronic sign that alerts other drivers when the bus stops.
The state medical examiner finds that the driver and the student on board both died from “smoke and soot inhalation and thermal injuries” in the Dec. 12 school bus fire.
The school bus driver and one student were the only occupants. Authorities say it appears that the driver had backed into a ditch when the fire broke out.
While Washington, D.C., continues to focus on safety inside the school bus, let’s not lose sight of the fact that children being struck getting on and off school buses remains the cause of more fatalities and many debilitating injuries.
The web and mobile application enables parents and students to access school bus stop location, route info, and pickup time.
Joyce Rhoades of Minnesota credits the school bus driver with helping to save her daughter’s life when a truck illegally passed the bus as the 11-year-old was crossing.
A 12-year-old Maryland boy says men took his shoes and phone after he was dropped off at a bus stop 2 miles away from his home.
The lengthy survey counted nearly 10,000 illegal passes of school buses in Kansas in 30 school days.