In Grand Junction, Colorado, dozens of school bus drivers and other staff from Student Transportation of America jump into action during a bomb threat at a high school.
A Louisiana student suffers a heart attack on the ride to school and students perform CPR on her. Faculty members are able to revive her with a defibrillator.
Jesse Frank of Alabama sees his bus driver’s head roll back and hands fall from the steering wheel. He steers the bus off the road, stops the bus, calls 911, and comforts other students.
Amyhia Draper of Nebraska sees the boy begin to have a seizure and she and another student turn him on his side. She learned what to do in such situations from her mother, a daycare professional.
A task force finds that students with food allergies are especially vulnerable on school buses because students often bring food that could cause an acute allergic reaction.
Group and panel discussions as well as live enactments performed by local law enforcement using school buses at the NAPT Summit help attendees prepare for violent incidents.
Fred Lenz of St. James Bus Service presents his perspective on why school buses should not have seat belts.
The Texas school transportation agency’s event will cover such topics as safety innovations, emergency resources, training and education, and communications.
Florida fire rescue staff simulate a school bus crash, flipping a school bus onto a car. They advise students to look for traffic when exiting, stick together, and stay close to be accounted for.
The Lawson Class A ANSI Certified First Aid Kit now comes with scissors, an update designed to meet the new ANSI standard that went into effect on June 17.
The school bus driver made an evasive maneuver that “prevented a potentially catastrophic tragedy,” officials for the Texas district say.
Four Durham School Services drivers stepped up to help after the mass shooting that killed 14 people on Dec. 2, shuttling survivors from the scene to designated safe areas.
After a driver became unresponsive, Courtney Garcia, an eighth-grade student in Texas, was able to use the two-way radio with no training and reach district transportation officials, who sent help. Garcia was given a certificate of recognition for her quick actions.