Steven Longoria of Texas forms a friendship with a special-needs student. He then hears from a bus driver and the student's mother that motorists are not stopping for the bus, so he starts following it on its route.
According to Bergstrom, testing found that the Cool Zone system cooled a bus five minutes faster than what is required by Florida and Texas state specs.
Terriel Price of Houston Independent School District uses her CPR, first aid, and cardiopulmonary training, provided by the district’s transportation department, after driver Liliam Lemus falls ill.
The Texas school transportation agency’s event will cover such topics as safety innovations, emergency resources, training and education, and communications.
During School Bus Safety Week, state troopers are riding on or following school buses to catch motorists who illegally pass them.
Five Texas motorists receive tickets for passing a stop arm and file a class-action lawsuit against Dallas County Schools and two cities, saying they do not remember driving past the stop arms or were not driving the car at the time.
At Huntsville Independent School District, students can use their Chromebooks to access their textbooks and homework on the bus.
The Texas bus driver reportedly swerves to try to avoid hitting another vehicle, veers off the road, overturns, and crashes into a ditch. Sixteen students and the bus driver are taken to the hospital.
In Texas, a 14-year-old boy unbuckles his seat belt, moves quickly to the front of the bus, and jumps off as the bus travels down a freeway. He is found safe walking down another freeway one hour later.
The first Leadership with Propane Autogas Awards go to school districts in Iowa, Texas, and Alabama.
The district’s transportation department and its union’s “Love Your Heart” initiative will encourage employees to develop healthy habits such as daily exercise.
Oregon, Washington, and Texas drivers take the top spots in the small bus, conventional bus, and transit categories.
Investigators find that when a Houston ISD school bus was struck by a car and fell from an overpass last year, the four teens on the bus were not buckled up, and the two who died in the crash were ejected.