Police in New Jersey say that the FedEx truck driver attempted to force the school bus off of the road as the bus driver tried to illegally pass him.
At a bus stop in Lafayette, Louisiana, police say that a 19-year-old and a 15-year-old pulled out guns and pointed them at the bus.
The grants go to police agencies to pay for education programs and for officer overtime to patrol when school buses are on the road.
A new regulation requires Wisconsin school buses built after Jan. 1, 2005, to have amber lights to alert motorists that the bus is about to stop.
Police in Price, Utah, say that two suspects drove around the city wielding a bat and breaking car mirrors as well as nearly 40 windows on three school buses.
As troopers inspect buses in the six-county Putnamville region, one school district passes with a 100% initial approval rating.
The Alabama School Bus Safety Act lets school systems place the cameras on their buses and penalizes motorists who illegally pass the buses with a fine of $300. It went into effect on July 1.
Police in Ontario conduct a traffic enforcement operation in an area identified as a trouble spot. A school bus with children on board is among the vehicles stopped.
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.
The South Carolina Senate Transportation Committee gives S946 a favorable report with an amendment that cuts the fine for violations, if video footage does not positively identify the driver of the vehicle, from $500 to $250.
Investigators find that the school bus driver pulled in front of the police car. The officer reportedly couldn’t avoid a collision and struck the side of the bus.
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.