The state pupil transportation directors’ event will also address driver tablets, education reform, and federal agency developments.
The American Red Cross gives the contractor the “Good Neighbor Award” for transporting Cincinnati volunteers to distribute smoke alarms to families in need.
The Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation worked to gain approval for the specialty plate, which reminds drivers to stop for school buses.
Shawn Sawyer from Durham School Services and Ross Hamre from Petermann Bus won first place in the Massachusetts and Ohio safety competitions.
After 33 years of service to Columbus City Schools, Steve Simmons will officially retire on May 31.
Petermann Bus transports American Red Cross staff and volunteers in Cincinnati to distribute smoke detectors as part of the “A Cause for Alarms: Mega Blitz 2017” event.
The Type A school bus newcomer launches its dealer network with Bobby’s Truck and Bus Repair in Ohio and Signature Bus Sales in New England.
Ronnie Haskins of Ohio is arrested for allegedly boarding a bus and demanding to take his daughter with him. The driver refuses, and Haskins reportedly punches him in the face and takes the girl.
Kiesha Shannon of Ohio pleads guilty to attacking her daughter’s bus driver and is sentenced to three years of probation. The judge says he had limited sentencing options, which is why he didn’t give her jail time.
About 20 Ohio school bus drivers take part in a funeral procession for their supervisor, Ray Gesaman, who passed away last week after a brief illness.
The Ohio Shared Services Collaborative received a $1.76 million Straight A grant from the Ohio Department of Education to help school districts save money through shared services and bus rerouting.
An Ohio school bus driver begins her morning route and is attacked by the suspect, who boarded the bus the night before, police say. Hilliard City Schools takes immediate security measures.
According to Cincinnati police, a school bus driver is taken to the hospital for injuries to her face after a mother of a child who rides the bus pries open the bus’ doors, shouts at the driver, and attacks her.