Tennessee truck driver Tony Alsup drives to South Carolina in his used school bus and transports 53 dogs and 11 cats from a shelter there to a shelter in Alabama, outside of the hurricane’s path.
Juliette Washington is named the 2018 bus driver of the year by the Beaufort County (S.C.) School District and by the South Carolina Association for Pupil Transportation.
The South Carolina driver and aide use their training to report the incident and request assistance, and comfort students when the bus is struck by a tractor-trailer. No one is hurt.
Schools, contractors, and students across the U.S. came together to celebrate and show their appreciation for the yellow bus and its drivers.
School districts and contractors celebrate pupil transporters with festivities that include breakfasts and lunches, cards made by students, and visits from dignitaries.
Greenville County (S.C.) Schools’ Special Needs Physical Performance Test ensures that aides, as well as drivers, are capable of safely transporting special-needs students through measurable standards.
With the state Legislature’s vote, $20.5 million is now available for hundreds of new school buses across the state. Many of the state’s buses are more than 20 years old.
The engine of the 1995 model bus catches fire about 15 minutes after dropping off students. No students are aboard, and the driver gets out of the bus safely.
Carroll Bailey of Greenville County (S.C.) Schools dons a Santa suit and hands out holiday treats as he delivers kids to school.
News that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website this year covered an attendance-based cash incentive, Collins’ new low-floor bus, and student fatalities in the danger zone.
Kerry Mullins of South Carolina brings her daughter to her bus stop, walks into the road to talk to the bus driver, and is hit by a motorist.
William Jared Richardson of South Carolina is arrested for reportedly running in front of a school bus and grabbing the mirror while the bus was in motion.
Gov. Henry McMaster says the funding, which would come from the state's lottery proceeds, is intended for scholarships. $8.4 million remains for replacing aging school buses if the veto is upheld.