In Ferguson Township, nearly five times as many illegal passings have been reported this school year compared to the previous year, according to figures from local police.
Greenville County (S.C.) Schools shares footage of a bus driver keeping students out of the path of a car as it speeds along the shoulder on the right side of the bus.
The Cameron Mayhew Act, named for a 16-year-old who was killed last year, targets drivers who cause serious injury or death while committing a school bus stop-arm violation.
In this new series, we pose five pertinent questions to a notable person in pupil transportation. Our second discussion is with Diana Hollander, Nevada’s state director of pupil transportation and president of NASDPTS.
Five Iowa districts that tested supplemental warning lights on school buses have seen stop-arm violations drop by at least 50%.
NYAPT’s Feb. 9 survey of illegal school bus passing finds that 890 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 607 times. The total estimated illegal passing rate is 34,101 passes for that day.
Randy Kronick of Connecticut prevents the 9-year-old girl from crossing the street as he sees a speeding SUV run his stop arm.
The Arkansas sheriff’s deputy is terminated for giving conflicting accounts of the incident.
NYAPT’s Jan. 19 survey of illegal school bus passing finds that 878 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 727 times. This is the third survey in a row with an estimate of over 40,000 daily violations.
In a new report, the state panel finds that “compartmentalized seating and other occupant restraint usage … generally have met the safety needs of Louisiana’s school bus passengers.”
The state Senate passes a bill that would permit school districts to contract with a private vendor for stop-arm violation monitoring systems on their school buses.
Three of the children were fatally struck by school buses, while one student was killed by a passing vehicle.
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.