School Bus Driver Leaves 2 Students at Bus Stop

A North Carolina bus driver waits five minutes for students to board and then resumes the route. The mother of one of the students is trying to press charges against the driver, but the district says the driver followed protocol.

Students at Holly Springs (N.C.) High School painted their school's rock for School Bus Driver Appreciation Week.

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From California to North Carolina, school bus drivers and other transportation personnel, as well as students, contractors and suppliers, celebrate their love for the bus.

Cory Lewis, shown here with Public Schools of Robeson County school board members, was honored for stopping his school bus after it was in an accident and the bus driver had become unresponsive.

Student honored for actions in school bus crash

A 14-year-old North Carolina student went to the bus driver’s seat and put on the brake after the bus was hit and the driver became unresponsive. Officials say that as a result of his actions, there were no injuries.


3-year-old boards school bus with cousin

The North Carolina girl gets on a bus she is not assigned to with her cousin. Since no parents are present, the bus driver lets the girl board so she can get her to a safe place and contacts the police.


Student dragged nearly 1 mile by school bus

Six-year-old Chelsea Klepzig of North Carolina tries to deboard the bus and the door closes on her arm. She holds onto the bus for nearly 1 mile, with her feet and legs being dragged, and suffers bruises and scratches.


2 mothers accused of attacking school bus driver

The women have been charged with assault and interfering with a school bus after allegedly punching a Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Schools bus driver in the face and upper body. They tried to talk to the driver about a complaint from their children and boarded the bus.


School bus seats slashed at North Carolina district

Nearly 400 seats were cut on 17 school buses, causing about $50,000 of damage. Seats on only one of the buses could be temporarily repaired for the morning route, and the other 16 buses were replaced by spares.

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