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School bus driver honored for quick thinking in crash

When an oncoming car suddenly veered into his lane, James Bratager, a driver for Olympia (Wash.) School District, was able to swerve the bus to avoid a head-on collision. He was presented with a certificate of recognition.

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2 windows shot on school bus

A school bus was damaged by suspected BB gunfire near a Seattle elementary school on Thursday, police say. No one was injured.

A truck apparently collided head-on with a car, then careened head-on into an Orondo (Wash.) School District bus, injuring multiple students, the bus driver and the two truck occupants. The driver of the car was killed. Photo courtesy Trooper Darren Wright, Washington State Patrol
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Students, bus driver injured in fatal crash

A truck apparently collided head-on with a car, then careened head-on into an Orondo (Wash.) School District bus, injuring some students, the bus driver and the two truck occupants. The driver of the car was killed.

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Special-needs kindergartner left alone on bus for 7 hours

A driver for North Thurston School District in Lacey, Washington, resigned last month after admitting to not completing a check of his bus. The 6-year-old boy was supposed to be dropped off at a day care center, but was found later that evening asleep on the bus.

Strong winds knocked a tree down on top of the bus, shown here. The roof was damaged and the emergency hatch in the rear of the bus was blown off.
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Tree falls on bus in storm, no one hurt

Ray Johnson, a bus driver for Longview (Wash.) School District #122, was driving on a rural road with four students on board when strong winds knocked a tree on top of the bus. He was able to call for help in time and students were safely transferred to another bus.

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