The acquisition of Capital City International gives Midwest Transit Equipment the IC Bus distribution rights for all of Michigan.
A demonstration of virtual reality technology used in training and a PSA with kids playing motorists who passed stopped school buses were among SBF’s web highlights in 2017.
The Michigan school bus, which had raised suspicion when it tried to pick up students in October, was driven without valid proof of insurance or registration, and had several mechanical issues.
The Michigan school bus that was trying to pick up students and had been reported as suspicious has been discovered to have been driving a route for a charter school.
A Michigan school bus with the district’s name covered by spray paint tries to pick up students at a stop, but a parent won’t let them board, and the driver speeds off. Two similar sightings are reported soon after.
A special-needs student in Michigan attacks a boy with autism twice, leaving a scar on his cheek, video shows. The boy’s parents say they were not initially told about the incident.
The Michigan teen gets out of his harness, leaves the bus through the emergency door, and walks down the freeway, but is unharmed.
The school bus contractor has begun using virtual reality technology to supplement training and provide more of a "real-world" experience to drivers and attendants.
After a steering component fails and the bus hits a sign that cracks the windshield, the Michigan driver guides it between two trees and brings it to a stop.
One mechanic gives new inspectors a more complete picture of the myriad responsibilities and ever-fluctuating and unpredictable nature of a school bus mechanic’s job.
Penni Robertson of Michigan is named “America’s Favorite Crossing Guard” by Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit that focuses on child safety.
When a school bus enters his path, Ben Fiorenza drives his semi tractor-trailer off the road and into a ditch. The vehicles collide, but there are no major injuries.
For the fifth straight year, the school bus contractor’s Adrian location achieves a 100% pass rate on its inspection by Michigan State Police.