Student Struck by Car While Trying to Board School Bus

A 9-year-old girl in Florida was struck by an SUV and suffered minor injuries when the motorist switched into the same lane as the school bus to avoid a stopped vehicle in the other lane, tried to stop, and lost control of her car.


School bus driver who crashed into pond enters not guilty plea

An attorney for Lenoir Sainfimin, the Florida driver whose bus careened into a pond in September, pleaded not guilty on the driver’s behalf to a charge of careless driving. The attorney also asked to subpoena unedited surveillance video from the bus.


Parent questions change in district’s special-needs busing policy

The mother of a boy with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is concerned over a change from him riding a special-needs bus to a regular bus. Seminole County (Fla.) Public Schools no longer has the resources to provide special-needs buses, but does have monitors on buses, officials say.


District steps up security after man boards school bus

Volusia County (Fla.) Schools will no longer have substitute drivers operate buses without student tracking systems after a man boarded a bus behind a group of students, harassed a student and made a bomb threat.


School bus crashes into pond

It is not yet clear what caused a Florida school bus carrying 27 students to run off the road and into the water. A 10-year-old student was able to bring three of his fellow students to safety, and no one was seriously injured.

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