A 7-year-old student in Texas was allowed to ride home on a bus she was not assigned to instead of going to her after-school program using an excuse note that she wrote. The word “bus” was misspelled.
Cherie Daniels and Chris Lowery from Frisco Independent School District take first place in this year’s National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo.
A Texas driver drove over railroad tracks and stopped at a stop sign, but was still too close to the tracks, and a train just missed hitting the bus. She was fired for not following standard rail crossing procedures.
After exiting his school bus, a 13-year-old in Texas is approached by two men, who reportedly demand at gunpoint that he get in their car.
Bus Crossing Guard, an extra stop sign that extends 6 feet from the side of the bus, has been installed on 10 buses that transport McKinney ISD students.
The school bus driver made an evasive maneuver that “prevented a potentially catastrophic tragedy,” officials for the Texas district say.
Anna Hamrick of Allen Independent School District has become a Certified Director of Pupil Transportation through NAPT.
Austin Independent School District partners with American Traffic Solutions to install stop-arm cameras on its school buses. For the first 30 days, the district’s police department will issue warnings to motorists who illegally pass a school bus.
A Texas school bus driver disobeyed a stop sign, collided with a truck, and then slammed into a house, police said. The students aboard and the two women in the home were not seriously harmed, but the driver of the truck was taken to the hospital.
After a driver became unresponsive, Courtney Garcia, an eighth-grade student in Texas, was able to use the two-way radio with no training and reach district transportation officials, who sent help. Garcia was given a certificate of recognition for her quick actions.
The Texas student had gotten into an argument with another student on the bus, hit the emergency exit button and jumped out onto the freeway, authorities say. She was not struck by any vehicles.
Gov. Greg Abbott cites the vital role that propane autogas plays in powering more than 2,600 school buses across Texas.
Sammy Agunbiade of Houston, Texas, rushes the 30 students off the bus when he hears popping sounds and smells something strange. The bus explodes into flames as a second bus driver comes to take the students farther away from the bus.