A 14-year old girl in New Jersey was seriously injured after being hit by a car while crossing a highway to board her bus. The bus was stopped with its stop arm extended and red lights activated, police say.
A PSA on stopping for school buses and a driver rapping about emergency evacuations were among SBF’s web highlights in 2016.
The three New York drivers take quick action to prevent students from being hit by vehicles that pass their stopped buses and are honored by the school board and their union.
NYAPT’s Dec. 15 survey of illegal school bus passing finds that 765 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 678 times. This is the second survey in a row with an estimate of over 40,000 daily violations.
Simmons will step down after more than 16 years as the state’s pupil transportation director, a role in which he worked to bolster school bus inspections and driver training.
The national legislation is introduced by a Tennessee congressman in the wake of the fatal school bus crash in Chattanooga.
Association officials ask NHTSA to raise public awareness on the dangers of illegal passing of school buses.
NYAPT’s Nov. 20 survey of illegal school bus passing finds that 1,086 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 883 times.
Steven Longoria of Texas forms a friendship with a special-needs student. He then hears from a bus driver and the student's mother that motorists are not stopping for the bus, so he starts following it on its route.
The agency’s Dec. 1 meeting will primarily cover safety issues around school buses but will also include updates on lap-shoulder belts.
The Texas school transportation agency’s event will cover such topics as safety innovations, emergency resources, training and education, and communications.
The Kentucky children are on the sidewalk when the driver of an SUV strikes them while swerving to avoid hitting the bus. Two of the children are in critical condition.
During School Bus Safety Week, state troopers are riding on or following school buses to catch motorists who illegally pass them.