A California school bus reportedly T-bones a car, critically injuring the driver of the car. The students suffer minor injuries, and the bus driver and two aides are unharmed.
At the Product Immersion Tour stop, transportation officials check out the latest offerings from Blue Bird, Micro Bird, and their component suppliers.
Armando Ramirez of California is sentenced to two years in prison for leaving Paul Lee, who had autism and was nonverbal, alone on a bus on a hot summer day for several hours.
The Quebec-based school bus manufacturer will receive support for the facility from the state and from the province’s Green Fund.
Sherrill, a longtime instructor for California’s Office of School Transportation, was instrumental in the development of a behind-the-wheel guide for the state’s school bus drivers.
Colton (Calif.) Joint Unified School District’s holiday “Stuff the Bus” project collects 186 jackets, 100 toys, and 1,000 pounds of food inside a festively decorated school bus.
Anthony Corona of California, who had autism, lost consciousness and died after an episode in which he became agitated. The bus driver and aides reportedly tried to calm him, performed CPR, and called 911.
A California school bus with seven special-needs students aboard strikes a Ford Mustang, the Mustang strikes a Ford Sienna, and the bus continues on and hits a Honda Odyssey. No students are injured.
The second-largest school district in the country places a big order of Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Excellence in Motion award recognizes the West County Transportation Agency’s board of directors for forming a unique school transportation cooperative.
Colton (Calif.) Joint Unified School District students decorate a school bus with slogans and pictures depicting kindness, and district team members ride the bus to various sites to spread the message.
Paula Davison is named operations and training supervisor at the Mid-Placer Public Schools Transportation Agency in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs SB 1072, also known as the “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law,” which will require all school buses in the state to be equipped with child-check reminder alarm systems and for bus drivers to be trained on those systems.