The bus runs off the road and strikes a tree, coming to rest in a ditch, police say. The driver and two students are taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The Delaware district will move to a three-tier school schedule and change start times to reduce the number of drivers needed as it deals with the most severe shortage it has ever experienced.
The Massachusetts drivers are instructed to drive their routes and advise students of a school start delay when some buses fail to run in the cold.
A state trooper takes to the radio to remind motorists to “stay alert so kids don’t get hurt.”
More than 500 backpacks filled with school supplies were distributed to students at Hillsborough County Public Schools’ transportation event.
The deal adds more than 125 vehicles to STI’s fleet, annual revenue of $8.5 million, and a new state for STI: Maryland.
With the new school year starting, the association calls on motorists to pay extra attention as school buses drive their daily routes.
New York Association for Pupil Transportation members cite a variety of summer tasks, from recruiting new school bus drivers to finalizing routes.
School transportation officials cite stop-arm violation statistics and remind motorists to stop for school buses.
At San Antonio ISD, more than 350 transportation employees take part in two days of training, including a “Family Feud” session with safety questions.
The nationwide tour uses interactive activities to teach safe school bus riding basics to elementary school students and their parents.
Across the state, 51 roadside signs show a stop arm with the message "It's not JUST a stop sign, it's a child's life."
Shenendehowa Central School District’s safety refresher covers such issues as hazard communication, transporting special-needs students, and how to prevent dragging incidents.