While the early morning incident is still under investigation, Charlotte police point out several factors related to darkness and visibility.
Walter Holden of North Carolina reportedly drives around a curve and off the road, overcorrects, and the bus tips over. Five of the six students aboard receive minor injuries.
Guilford County (N.C.) Schools has used the school bus OEM’s $100,000 contribution for STEM programs, a gym floor replacement, and other efforts.
Pupil transporters dealt with some inconvenience caused by snowstorms and frigid temperatures in recent weeks. Still, some managed to capture the beauty the weather brings.
In Randolph County, one man is charged with stealing batteries from buses at four schools, while another man is charged with the same crime at another school.
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.
State transportation and education leaders celebrate a century of transporting students in motorized school buses.
School bus video footage shows the cars hitting the left side of the bus one after the other and speeding off after the bus driver drops off a student.
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.