Investigators believe that Mohamed Wasuge of Minnesota had fallen asleep when his bus sideswiped three cars, jumped a curb and almost hit a post office. Court records show that he has been convicted of traffic violations at least 11 times since 2003.
Don Beehler of Minnesota started his career driving part time while also working on his family’s farm. He had retired in 1999, but returned full time when the school district needed bus driving help.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said it has no legal reason to deny the license to Amir Meshal, who already has a commercial truck driver’s license and has no disqualifying offenses.
Every school day, Dale Westover, a driver for Warroad (Minn.) Public Schools, travels to and from Canada and checks in with U.S. and Canada customs several times.
Two drivers from a West Virginia district take the top spots in the conventional and small bus categories, while a California contestant comes in first in the transit category.
Minnetonka Community Education recognizes First Student Tonka Bay for its support of the community and the local school district.
The Minnesota School Bus Operators Association presents awards to six school bus drivers and two veteran contractors for their dedication to the safety of students.
Eighty-six drivers from across the state take part in the 2015 Minnesota School Bus Roadeo, which tests competitors’ driving skills and their knowledge of school bus rules.
Joe Schieffert, the owner of Superior Transportation Services in Minnesota, lost 10 buses and the garage in a fire four months after buying the business. He was able to get six buses from a dealer to complete school routes soon afterward.
Workers participated in the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign and collected more than 5,300 pounds of food and nearly $1,000 to benefit food shelves.
HF 1948 would raise the fine for Minnesota motorists who illegally pass a school bus by $200 in an effort to make it tougher for violators to plea down the charge.
Four seventh and eighth graders teamed up to create Bus Whiz to teach young students about school bus safety in a fun way.
Hoglund Klein, who led her family’s Minnesota-based school bus dealership, is remembered for her passion for pupil transportation and her efforts to help others succeed.