The Louisiana girl misses her stop, and the driver fails to notice her and parks the bus at a store. The driver is fired after the incident.
Donna Anderson, a transportation programs consultant for the state Department of Education for the last seven years, started out as a school bus driver.
EDGE3’s new Ambient Sensing Node is an artificial intelligence-powered product designed to detect any movement — including heartbeats or breathing — for vehicle occupant monitoring.
A nonverbal, 7-year-old boy in Pennsylvania falls asleep and is left on the van. He leaves the van and wanders to a roadway, where two women find him.
Video reportedly shows that the Connecticut driver did not conduct a child check and left a 6-year-old alone on the bus. He is charged with risk of injury to a minor and second-degree reckless endangerment.
The 11-year-old girl is left on the bus during a heat wave after a bus driver reportedly fails to complete a child check. She is found uninjured in the back of the bus up to two hours later.
Hun Joon “Paul” Lee’s family is awarded the settlement for the death of their son, who was left in a hot school bus for several hours in California in 2015.
The 10-year-old student is found in the bus yard of a Louisiana school district after having reportedly fallen asleep on the bus. The driver and aide are arrested.
Armando Ramirez of California is sentenced to two years in prison for leaving Paul Lee, who had autism and was nonverbal, alone on a bus on a hot summer day for several hours.
Penny Rae Kirby of Pennsylvania allegedly fails to check her bus after her route and leaves a sleeping boy on board. She is being charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
News that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2016 covered fatal crashes, a driver protest, and a bus facility fire.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs SB 1072, also known as the “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law,” which will require all school buses in the state to be equipped with child-check reminder alarm systems and for bus drivers to be trained on those systems.
In Nebraska, police investigate a report of a boy who was not dropped off at home after school. They find the 5-year-old unattended in a school van.