Loretta Depew is awarded nearly $97,000. She was fired for leaving a student on her bus, but she asserted that a male driver was only suspended for the same infraction.
April Christopher faces a misdemeanor charge for a 2016 crash in which she made a left turn and struck an oncoming vehicle, investigators say.
The 119-page document includes details on each crash, driver oversight issues, conclusions of the investigations, and the agency’s recommendations.
Drivers for Hawkins County (Tenn) Schools ask for an extra $15 per day on top of a proposed $3 per day raise. They also request more support in dealing with behavior management.
The retired state director, who died at age 92, is remembered as a vital source of guidance for Tennessee’s local transportation directors.
About 270 drivers and monitors become Teamsters after a recent vote.
Operators and associations offer a range of reactions to Tuesday’s school bus meeting of the National Transportation Safety Board.
After investigating the 2016 crashes in Baltimore and Chattanooga, NTSB recommends improvements in school bus driver oversight and calls on states to mandate lap-shoulder belts.
With five rotating bus monitors, Dickson County Schools is working to improve student behavior, boosting safety for drivers and passengers.
A school bus represents hope for children who are excited to get to school to learn, as well as for parents who hope that their children will be safe and well prepared for life.
In related news, former school bus driver Johnthony Walker is sentenced to four years in prison for the 2016 Chattanooga crash.
Jurors find Johnthony Walker guilty of criminally negligent homicide and over two dozen lesser charges for his involvement in a school bus crash in 2016 that killed six students.
New information indicates that the driver in the November 2016 Chattanooga crash took a phone call at the time, prosecutors say.