As a Tennessee school bus driver starts his morning route, his bus reportedly strikes an SUV, which hits a utility pole and both vehicles catch fire. No students were on board at the time.
Missouri firefighters and NAPT staff show how quickly a school bus can catch fire and how long evacuation can take as the association kicks off its annual conference.
Officials are investigating the blaze at a First Student bus yard, and are considering the cause suspicious at this time.
The Iowa bus driver and two students hear a loud bang and safely evacuate the bus. The fire is determined to have started in the back of the bus, but the cause remains under investigation, police say.
Fourteen students are on board when fire breaks out. The bus team begins the evacuation, and neighbors step in to help.
Workshops will cover such topics as school choice, employee retention, and school shootings. A live-action event will demonstrate school bus fires and evacuations.
As a teen, Teresa Hartley had to take action after a school bus crash. Now as a transportation director, she’s working to ensure every student is on board with emergency preparedness.
Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB supplies fire detection and suppression systems for buses and coaches.
The rear tire of the bus, owned by Illinois-based Herscher Christian Church, catches fire. The teenagers and adults on board are able to exit unharmed as the fire quickly spreads.
A training event at Stafford County (Va.) Public Schools shows drivers the importance of school bus evacuation training. The concept will come to the NAPT conference this fall.
Eleven-year-old Rocco Arcese of New Jersey tells the driver that the bus smells like burning rubber, and they evacuate. The front of the bus becomes engulfed in flames moments later.
The bus seating and fire suppression supplier will establish a new manufacturing facility, creating more than 240 new jobs.
The bus driver notices smoke coming from the engine compartment while unloading students and evacuates them. No one is on the bus when it catches fire.