The Child Safety Network will recommend the COPsync911 threat-alert system to meet school transportation safety protocols.
Jeff Bauman tells NAPT Summit attendees about how he lost both legs in the 2013 bombing but was able to give investigators a description of the suspect he had seen.
An Ohio school bus driver begins her morning route and is attacked by the suspect, who boarded the bus the night before, police say. Hilliard City Schools takes immediate security measures.
The NAPT Summit will feature a security training exercise with law enforcement officers providing instruction and simulating security threats that could occur in pupil transportation.
Wi-Fi for students and live on-vehicle video streaming are among the topics to be discussed in a free web seminar on Cisco’s Connected Transportation for Education.
Sessions at the upcoming Summit in Kansas City will cover such topics as school bus technology, budgets, safety, and security.
Jermalde T. Gaines of Illinois gets in an accident while driving a car, finds a school bus in a nearby field, and drives away in it. He is arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and faces several other charges.
A 17-year-old girl in Virginia is walking to catch her bus when a man pulls up in a vehicle and allegedly exposes himself to her.
A man in New York is accused of smashing the front door of a grocery store, dragging out an ATM, and loading it into a getaway vehicle: a yellow school bus.
Police in Chesterfield, Virginia, say that two youths in a drug transaction exchanged gunshots. One of them ran from the shooting scene and fell in front of a stopped school bus.
Officials from Elmore County (Ala.) Public Schools will discuss their implementation of digital two-way radios integrated with GPS and the WAVE smartphone app.
Free facility assessments and training from the TransportationSecurity Administration, investing in secured onsite parking, andhiring a safety officer to implement facility enhancementsare some measures being taken to help employees stay safe on the job.
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.