The Iowa bus driver and two students hear a loud bang and safely evacuate the bus. The fire is determined to have started in the back of the bus, but the cause remains under investigation, police say.
As a teen, Teresa Hartley had to take action after a school bus crash. Now as a transportation director, she’s working to ensure every student is on board with emergency preparedness.
Daimler Trucks North America says it can now deliver 80% of dealer order volume in the U.S. by the next day.
After Ohio and Iowa launched “Flashing Red — Stop Ahead” specialty plates, NASDPTS aims to help other states create similar plates to promote stopping for school buses.
Glen and Natalie Klindt say in a newspaper interview that Donald Hendricks was physically unfit to drive the bus that caught fire on Dec. 12, killing him and their daughter, Megan Klindt.
With temperatures as low as minus 30, Howard-Winneshiek CSD says its propane buses warm up in a few minutes.
Thomas Ruchotzke faces multiple charges after allegedly stealing a school bus from a residence.
The agency issues a preliminary report on the fatal fire, but why the school bus driver and student couldn’t escape remains unclear.
Southeast Polk Community School District will roll out the Here Comes the Bus app, enabling parents to track their children’s school bus.
Let’s hope that NTSB will eventually be able to shed light on what caused the Iowa school bus fire and what kept the driver and student from escaping. The latter question is extremely troubling.
Authorities in Forest City, Iowa, say that a pellet gun shattered a window on the bus while it was transporting students. A suspect has been charged.
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The state medical examiner finds that the driver and the student on board both died from “smoke and soot inhalation and thermal injuries” in the Dec. 12 school bus fire.