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Broken bolt causes rear axle to fall off school bus

The bus was stopped in front of a high school in Tennessee when both of the back wheels and axle broke away, but no students were hurt. The bolt that connects the vehicle springs was broken, authorities say.

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School bus overturns, no one hurt

A driver in Tennessee apparently blacked out and lost control of the bus, and it then jumped the curb and flipped over. The driver and aide were the only passengers aboard.

Durham School Services donated a newly retrofitted school bus to Knowledge Quest, an educational non-profit organization in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Durham donates school bus to non-profit

The contractor donated a newly retrofitted school bus to Knowledge Quest, an educational non-profit organization in Tennessee. Bridgestone Tires donated new tires for the bus.

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School bus driver removed from route denies texting

Charles Ramey Jr., who was removed from the Knox County (Tenn.) Schools eligibility roster after an investigation found he was texting while driving a bus, says he picked up the phone, read a message from his employer and put the phone down.

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More details on school bus driver in Tennessee crash

Autopsy results show that James Davenport, who was injured in the crash, died later of natural causes but was on several medications at the time of his death. However, earlier toxicology reports showed that he did not have drugs in his system at the time of the crash.

According to a NHTSA survey, at any daylight moment in the U.S., about 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving.
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A tragic reminder about texting and driving

A killer. That’s essentially what texting can become when it coincides with driving. That point was tragically reinforced by a fatal school bus crash in Knoxville, Tennessee, according to the police investigation.

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