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.
Deputies in California say that the man boarded the bus at a stop, and bystanders stepped in to help as the driver struggled to block the man from the students.
Police say the shooting of the 18-year-old student was apparently the result of a fight at the bus stop.
Investigators in Nebraska find that the bus had just dropped off the 8-year-old at a stop, and the bus was continuing on its route when the boy tried to run across the street.
While the early morning incident is still under investigation, Charlotte police point out several factors related to darkness and visibility.
Registered users of the school bus tracking app have increased from 25,000 to 40,000 so far this school year.
Cherokee County School District will roll out the Versatrans My Stop system to three schools next week.
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.