Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools buses have caught fire in the past month. Authorities are investigating, and buses of the same type are being re-inspected.
The North Carolina bus bursts into flames after a fire starts in the engine. All 16 students and the driver escape uninjured.
The NASCAR star surprises drivers at Cabarrus (N.C.) County Schools, thanking them and other school bus drivers for the service they provide for students.
For stop-arm running cases in which the driver can’t be identified in camera footage, a new state law allows for civil penalties for the owner of the vehicle.
David Welborn learned maintenance skills growing up on a farm. He drove a school bus in high school and then went to work in the shop at Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina.
The North Carolina school system makes driving a bus a requirement for new custodians, cafeteria workers, and teaching assistants to deal with an ongoing driver shortage.
Kevin Harrison takes over the role as longtime director Derek Graham retires. Harrison oversees a multi-pronged approach to crossing safety, including pilots for extended stop arms and bumper-level strobe lights.
At events held in multiple states, students, schools, and contractors gathered to show their appreciation for the yellow bus and its drivers.
The railroad crossing arm reportedly lowers onto the bus. A student captures video of a freight train running near the bus, but no one is harmed.
In addition to donating time and money to benefit local students, the school bus OEM and its employees recently gave $300,000 to the United Way.
After more than 20 years as North Carolina’s state director, as well as other leadership roles in the industry, Graham is set to retire at the end of February. Here, we take a look back at his illustrious career.
Graham was instrumental in North Carolina’s statewide implementation of a computerized school bus routing and management program. He was also a founding member of the American School Bus Council.
Milagros Pena is charged with careless and reckless driving, and with driving too fast for road conditions, after she drove off the shoulder of a muddy roadway and the bus slid and overturned.