Railroad Crossing Arm Impales School Bus

A school bus tries to cross railroad tracks when the crossing arm goes through the bus, breaks windows, and lands in a student’s lap. No one was injured, but some students might have cuts from the glass.

The Senate Transportation and Housing Committee unanimously approved SB 1072, authored by Sen. Tony Mendoza, shown here at the podium. The bill would require all school buses to be equipped with child-check reminder alarm systems.

California Child Check Alarm Bill Advances

Lawmakers approved SB 1072, which would require school buses to be equipped with child-check alarms, in response to the death of a special-needs student who had been left on the bus for several hours.

At ASBC’s Love the Bus 2016 main event, students at Cosumnes River Elementary in California wore yellow T-shirts and, at one point, screamed “We love the bus!”

School shows big ‘Love’ for the bus

At ASBC’s Love the Bus event in rural Sloughhouse, California, dignitaries from Congress and the EPA cite the benefits of school buses, and students in yellow T-shirts show their spirit.

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