After initially suggesting that the school bus driver was to blame, transit police in Boston issue a correction saying that the transit bus driver failed to stop at a flashing red light.
Massachusetts bus video reportedly shows an oncoming car nearly striking a woman and her 7-year-old daughter as they try to cross the street.
Franceille Fleurine of Massachusetts reportedly strikes two trees, smashing the back window of the bus, and then continues to drive her route.
In 2016, a Massachusetts student was dragged and then run over by Tendzin Parsons’ bus. Parsons is sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to negligent motor vehicle homicide.
The Massachusetts drivers are instructed to drive their routes and advise students of a school start delay when some buses fail to run in the cold.
Boston Public Schools plans to consolidate numerous school bus routes this fall, which will result in the layoff of dozens of drivers. The move is expected to save the district up to $5 million.
Shawn Sawyer from Durham School Services and Ross Hamre from Petermann Bus won first place in the Massachusetts and Ohio safety competitions.
Police arrest Ali Mahfuz of Massachusetts for allegedly being under the influence of marijuana before transporting students on a field trip. Students smelled an odor on the bus and reported it to a teacher.
Jeff Bauman tells NAPT Summit attendees about how he lost both legs in the 2013 bombing but was able to give investigators a description of the suspect he had seen.
A 9-year-old Massachusetts girl is not fully clear from the bus when the door closes. She gets caught in the door as the bus drives away, is dragged a short distance, and then is struck by the bus, police say.
The Massachusetts-based contractor has also equipped its entire fleet with Zonar telematics and Seon Trooper TL-4 DVR camera systems.
The contractor is replacing Freetown-Lakeville's current school buses with a new fleet equipped with GPS, crossing gates, and the Child Check-Mate System.
The districts get grants of up to $350,000 for electric Type C school buses and chargers for a pilot program in Massachusetts.