The Colorado State Patrol says the truck driver fell asleep and drifted into the opposing lane and hit the bus, which rolled.
Pupil transportation veterans Scott French, Jim Bergeron, and Barbara Reyes join the logistics consulting company.
Monica Burke of Colorado pleads guilty to assaulting the 20-year-old, who is nonverbal. She is sentenced to 20 months in jail, five years of probation, and 360 hours of community service.
With a failed ballot measure and a projected cut in state funding, Greeley-Evans School District 6 will increase student walking distances and eliminate 14 school bus routes.
The fleet business works with Adams 12 Five Star Schools and Boulder Valley School District to help boost the quality and efficiency of support vehicles.
Monica Burke of Colorado is facing 24 counts of felony assault for allegedly beating a student with severe autism and spraying aerosol cans in his face.
Stories on stop arms, a school bus driver’s retirement after 52 years, and another driver’s tragic death in a crash in Colorado were among the most popular this year.
A Colorado special-needs school bus driver’s idea to give students a visit with Santa Claus and a new coat evolves into Santa’s Toy Express, which also provides gifts and entertainment.
Kari Chopper had an enlarged heart and may have experienced abnormal heart rhythm or a fainting episode before she crashed into a pillar at the Denver airport last month, according to the autopsy. No signs of drug or alcohol use were found.
Police find no mechanical problems with the bus that Kari Chopper was driving that crashed into a pillar at the Denver airport earlier this month. Autopsy results for Chopper have not been released yet.
Kari Chopper is preparing to leave the Denver International Airport when she apparently makes a wrong turn, crashes into a pillar, and is killed. Fifteen students and three coaches are injured in the crash.
The Colorado State Pupil Transportation Association holds its technician contest and school bus roadeo, with the top competitors advancing to nationals.
The attorney for Elizabeth Burris of Colorado says that she was not impaired at the time of a December crash in which her bus overturned. Burris pleads not guilty to multiple charges.