A semi tractor-trailer reportedly enters the opposite lane of traffic and collides head-on with a school bus in Illinois, killing the driver of the truck and a school volunteer, police said.
The Yorkville Community Unit School District 115 board of education approves the purchase and installation of 10 stop-arm cameras.
The lightning reportedly struck nearby and traveled to where the children were standing under a tree. All three were recovering in the hospital.
Township High School District 211’s new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses are expected to save about $15,000 per year in fuel costs and reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by almost 14,000 pounds.
The rear tire of the bus, owned by Illinois-based Herscher Christian Church, catches fire. The teenagers and adults on board are able to exit unharmed as the fire quickly spreads.
The school bus company recognizes the Illinois team with its Customer Champion Award for cheering on special-needs students at a basketball game.
The dealership’s Oklahoma and Illinois branches undergo training and improvements aimed at enhancing the customer experience.
Dennis Rodgers, who worked as a mechanic and occasional driver for a contractor that serves Alton School District #11, reflects on changes he saw throughout his career.
The new benefit for a drivers’ union in Chicago requires that they show up for work the day after the big game.
Karen Kawa of Illinois is about to pick up students when a special-needs assistant notices that she is acting unusual. A blood alcohol test allegedly shows Kawa has a level of 0.231.
As a driver and as an instructor, Jill Winger found effective ways to connect with passengers and address difficult behavior. She retires on Friday.
The Propane Education & Research Council’s online “Straight Talk” video series features pupil transporters and other fleet owners discussing the alternative fuel’s advantages.
Cook-Illinois Corp. takes delivery of the CE Series buses with a PSI 8.8-liter propane engine.