The CIA inadvertently leaves a benign explosive training material in the engine compartment of a Loudoun County (Va.) Public Schools bus, and safely recovers it. No students are harmed.
A Kansas county sheriff’s office finds evidence that aggravated criminal sodomy, battery, and criminal restraint occurred on a school bus on Feb. 3. The final charging decision is up to the county attorney.
The California Association of School Transportation Officials stressed how critical student transportation professionals are to the state in its annual conference in San Diego.
The Charles “Chuck” Poland Jr. Act allows school districts to prosecute trespassers as a misdemeanor. It has also helped boost school transportation security training.
Great Bend (Kan.) School District 428 now requires adults to sit among students on bus trips and is adding cameras to all its buses after two students reported being sexually assaulted on the bus.
After exiting his school bus, a 13-year-old in Texas is approached by two men, who reportedly demand at gunpoint that he get in their car.
NSTA members Sunrise Transportation and Minnesota Coaches get up to $50,000 each for Zonar fleet management hardware as recipients of the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant.
The 13-year-old Florida boy reportedly stole a bus while the driver stepped away to use the restroom, and he went on a 15-minute joyride. He was charged with vehicle theft.
Mobile and web app MyBusVue provides peace of mind to parents and school employees as children are being transported between school and home.
According to police in Hamilton, Ontario, the bus was stolen by a youth who needed a ride home, and then he took it for a joyride a week later.
The “See Something, Say Something” concept advises that everyone has a responsibility to report suspicious activity. School bus driver Shawn Ost and his passengers did just that when a strange van was parked in a driveway at a bus stop.
Los Angeles Unified School District receives a threat it deems credible to several unspecified schools. School buses have been recalled to bus yards due to the school closures.
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.