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.
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.
Anita Krasteva and her brothers Petar and Angel were top entrants in the 2016 North Carolina poster contest. Anita went on to win a national title.
An 11-year-old North Carolina girl is waiting for her bus when a man allegedly drives to the stop, takes her, drives away, and sexually assaults her. Police are sharing a description of the suspect and his car.
Henry Cruz-Orellana of North Carolina is standing at his bus stop when a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old tries to pass other cars, runs off the road, and hits him. He suffers non-life-threatening injuries.
First Student will continue to provide special-education bus transportation for Guilford County Schools through the 2021 school year.
WNCN reminds motorists about North Carolina’s law on stopping for school buses. A reporter confronts a stop-arm runner to ask why she did it.
Dominique Lavon Williams of North Carolina allegedly boards a bus without the driver’s permission, tells her daughter to hit a student, and threatens to hit that student. She is served a criminal summons warrant.
At NSTA’s annual meeting, contractors discuss the potential benefits of new safety technologies — and the potential threat of Uber and other ride-sharing apps.