Christy Gilpatrick of Rhode Island crashes into the bus while driving allegedly under the influence of alcohol, causing the bus to veer off the road and land in the woods. Several students and adults on board were injured.
The Massachusetts driver, apparently frustrated with motorists passing stopped buses, diagonally blocks a two-lane road with her bus until she is told to stop.
Many Boston Public Schools buses were delayed or didn't arrive last week due to an unexpected number of driver absences as the drivers union negotiates a new contract.
Police say the motorist forced the bus to stop in the middle of the Massachusetts Turnpike and attempted to board, but the bus driver denied him entry.
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.
Schools, contractors, and students across the U.S. came together to celebrate and show their appreciation for the yellow bus and its drivers.
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.
The Massachusetts school bus is shown on video sliding backward, hitting a mailbox, and coming to rest after hitting a car. No one was hurt.
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.