The motorists reportedly accuse a student of making a rude gesture. The bus driver is fired for not following district policy, officials say.
A school bus is taking 47 students to school when traffic comes to a halt, the bus is unable to stop, and it crashes into a semi tractor-trailer.
The 3-year-old Indiana boy is reportedly left behind for nearly five hours. The substitute driver who is apparently involved is suspended while the incident is investigated.
Stories on a cash incentive based on attendance, a principal/substitute bus driver studying for his doctorate, and an accident that hospitalized students and a bus driver drew the most attention on the popular social media platform this year.
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.
The Propane Education & Research Council’s online “Straight Talk” video series features pupil transporters and other fleet owners discussing the alternative fuel’s advantages.
Dan Zylstra pitches in to mitigate the driver shortage at his school not only as a substitute driver, but also by researching the issue as he earns his doctorate in education.
The school bus runs a stop sign, hits a utility pole, and flips over, causing minor injuries to the students, police say.
Officers in Indiana ride school buses looking for distracted and law-breaking drivers. They have caught about 10 offending drivers per hour.
Jim Zeser of the Indiana State Police lobbies for road signs that alert drivers to stop for school buses.
Muncie Community Schools canceled the first two days of school due to transportation delays, no-show buses, and incorrect routes.
David Mansfield of Minnesota, Billy Wiseman of West Virginia, and Hannah Beard of Missouri place first in the competition’s three school bus categories.
The National School Transportation Association will host the 47th Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition on July 15 and 16 near Indianapolis, Indiana.