The Texas bus is bringing students home from a trip to Walt Disney World when it drives off a road and plunges into a ravine, killing the driver and injuring several students.
Following the motorcoach association’s response to an SBF article, Chris Ellison of Eugene School District clarifies details about the district’s charter-style school buses.
With the upgraded buses, Eugene School District is bolstering safety, saving money, and providing a comfortable ride for students on activity trips. An alarming crash sealed the district’s shift away from motorcoaches.
The motorcoach, which is transporting eighth-grade students from Philadelphia on a class trip, overturns in Maryland. Two of the injured passengers are airlifted to hospitals.
The report, commissioned by FMCSA, sheds light on the frequency and common causes of fires in school buses and motorcoaches.
Under the SmartEfficiency initiative, the engine supplier will announce multiple product-line improvements over the next 12 months.
DeVivo was the owner and CEO of DATTCO, which is the ninth-largest school bus contractor in the nation and is a dealer for IC Bus and Collins.
In the fatal 2014 truck-motorcoach collision in California, NTSB found that there were difficulties in evacuating from the flame-engulfed motorcoach. That and other details are similar to the 1988 Carrollton bus disaster.
After investigating the Orland, California, crash in which five students were among those killed, the agency calls for motorcoach survivability enhancements.
NHTSA has finalized a rule that requires electronic stability control systems on heavy trucks and some large buses, but not school buses.
Both drivers and eight motorcoach passengers were killed in the 2014 collision in California. The motorcoach was transporting high school students to Humboldt University for a campus tour.
The legislation, which NSTA supports, would prevent the U.S. secretary of transportation from raising insurance minimums on the school transportation and motorcoach industries.
Under new owner Aaron Haid, Cincinnati-based Klug Bus Service becomes Queen City Transportation, offering charter and school bus service under one umbrella.