Gabby tells her mother that she wants a real school bus for Christmas. A friend of Gabby’s, who is also her mother’s student, organizes a community effort to remodel a bus into a classroom for her.
National and state pupil transportation groups offer their condolences to the families and others impacted by the fatal crash.
The fatal crash occurred on a curving road that was not part of driver Johnthony Walker’s route, investigators have found.
All of Wilson County Schools’ technicians pass the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence exam to obtain the Blue Seal of Excellence.
In a video statement, David Duke of Durham School Services issues an emotional apology to the families impacted by the crash, in which five students were killed.
The school bus driver in the single-vehicle crash in Chattanooga faces multiple charges, including vehicular homicide and reckless driving.
The driver of one of three buses traveling to Opryland in Nashville loses control of the bus and overcorrects, and the bus overturns when it hits a guardrail.
The donation will support Boll Weevil Charity Foundation in fulfilling its mission of providing assistance to the mid-south community through financial support, goods and services, and spiritual upliftment.
Students claim the Tennessee driver played the game while driving, and she is placed on leave. Bus video reportedly shows no evidence of that, but it does show her letting a parent board the bus.
In response to a safety review, Knox County (Tenn.) Schools directs funds to hire a safety manager, install surveillance cameras in new school buses, and ensure that spare buses have a radio system.
Under a new state law, school bus drivers who use portable electronic devices at the wheel face a 30-day jail sentence and a $1,000 fine.
Tennessee bus driver Hollis Clay Walker allegedly crashes into a gate and sideswipes a fence on his route and is found with Klonopin pills. Several other complaints state that Walker had almost hit cars.
School bus drivers at a Tennessee district have been organizing the annual event for the last 20 years. More than 400 special-needs students attended.