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Batteries stolen from 30 school buses

School bus service was delayed by two hours for three Indiana schools last Thursday morning because thieves stole batteries from the buses overnight.

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School bus seats slashed at North Carolina district

Nearly 400 seats were cut on 17 school buses, causing about $50,000 of damage. Seats on only one of the buses could be temporarily repaired for the morning route, and the other 16 buses were replaced by spares.

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Special-needs school bus vandalized

A school bus driver in New York found his employer’s bus, which he uses to transport two special-needs students to and from school, with nearly every window broken or shattered after he had parked it in front of a church overnight.

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District to step up security after school buses vandalized again

The DeKalb County (Ga.) School District buses have an estimated tens of thousands of dollars of damage, and cannot be driven until they are repaired. The district plans to reallocate $125,000 to enhance security at the lot where the buses were damaged.

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District staff removes graffiti from 25 buses

Employees of Peninsula School District in Washington arrived on Monday morning to find the vandalized buses. They scrambled to clean the buses and were able to get them in service fast enough to stay on schedule.

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6 Tips for School Bus Seat Cover Care and Replacement

Regular cleaning and inspections of school bus seat covers can increase their life expectancy while easing tight budgets and helping to ensure children’s safety. Here’s guidance on how to maintain the seat covers — and when they should be replaced.

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Bus vandalism incident delays service

Thirty-five buses in New Hanover County (N.C.) Schools’ Laney Bus Garage were vandalized over the weekend, delaying many bus pickups on Monday. The estimated cost of damage is between $14,000 and $18,000, including labor costs.

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4 students charged in school bus vandalism

At a Tennessee school, one bus had a broken window, and fire extinguishers had been removed from four buses and discharged inside one of them. A school resource officer develops information that leads to the arrest of three middle school students and one high school student.

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Batteries stolen from 16 buses at Fla. district terminal

Drivers arrive at work on Monday and discover that the batteries have been stolen. The Broward Sheriff’s Office says that the thief or thieves probably wanted to sell the batteries for scrap, so investigators check scrap yards in the area.

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Suspects identified in bus vandalism case

Authorities in Gonzales, Texas, arrest 17-year-old Layne Navarro and detain two other minors in connection with the incident, which occurred earlier this month. The 14 Gonzales Independent School District buses were broken into, and the onboard fire extinguishers were discharged.

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Police: Man makes threats over bus radio

The man breaks into the bus at a school in Danville, Vt., after crashing a car and breaking into a home, according to police. He is shot by an officer after he allegedly reaches for a holster on his hip in a threatening manner and makes a bomb threat.

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