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.
The San Antonio ordinance will create a civil penalty for unlawfully passing a stopped school bus and authorize school districts to install cameras to capture violators.
Thomas Bus Gulf Coast is awarded an order from Dallas County Schools for 245 Thomas Built buses equipped with SynTec’s S3C seats.
Last fall, Houston ISD committed to including three-point belts on its new school buses. Now, the school board decides to require students to wear them.
The contractor will operate and maintain Navasota ISD’s new 40-vehicle fleet, which will be leased and owned by the district.
Longhorn Bus Sales of Texas wins the school bus manufacturer’s top honor. IC Bus also recognized the dealer with its “Pursuit of Excellence” award and Diamond Premier Dealer recognition for 2015.