The second edition of School Bus eXchange brings school bus operators and suppliers to Colorado to share solutions for key issues facing the industry.
Rhode Island House Rep. Eileen Naughton's husband drives past a school bus with its warning lights on and stop arm extended. The car is recognized as belonging to a state lawmaker by the license plate: "House 21."
Danny William Dove of South Carolina allegedly disregards the warning lights and stop arm of a school bus and hits a mother and her 5-year-old daughter. He is charged with traffic violations and with failure to stop for a bus.
In Virginia, citations for stop-arm violations can now be mailed to owners of vehicles involved in the incidents. A previous law required them to be delivered in person.
NYAPT’s March 16 survey of illegal passing of school buses finds that 800 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 404 times.
The governor signs legislation that increases penalties for illegally passing a school bus. It also allows for the owner of the vehicle to be charged even if the driver can’t be identified.
Video footage from the Arkansas bus shows a student exiting and then the bus driver honking as a police car passes the bus in the September incident.
The school district, government and police department in Fulton County partner on the initiative to crack down on illegal passing of school buses.
A 9-year-old girl in Florida was struck by an SUV and suffered minor injuries when the motorist switched into the same lane as the school bus to avoid a stopped vehicle in the other lane, tried to stop, and lost control of her car.
S.A.F.E. GATES™ are available in 20-inch or 48-inch models, and made of either fiberglass, aluminum or stainless steel. They can be seen over 1 mile away and take less than 15 minutes to install, company officials said.
Robyn Russ of Florida urges motorists to use more caution after one of the students on her bus was nearly struck by a car while deboarding.
NYAPT’s latest study of illegal passing of school buses finds an increased rate of violations compared to previous counts.
Bus Crossing Guard, an extra stop sign that extends 6 feet from the side of the bus, has been installed on 10 buses that transport McKinney ISD students.