A Pennsylvania motorist allegedly causes a crash involving the bus while trying to pass other vehicles. One student is ejected from the bus and is in critical condition.
The motorcoach, which is transporting eighth-grade students from Philadelphia on a class trip, overturns in Maryland. Two of the injured passengers are airlifted to hospitals.
With the coming of “roadeo” season, we spotlight drivers who have taken part in the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. First up is nine-time winner Larry Hannon Sr.
The Museum of Bus Transportation aims to educate the public on the development of the bus industry and its vital role in the lives of Americans.
Dana Alvez, a lead maintenance technician for Durham School Services in Pennsylvania, is now an ASE master school bus technician.
Penny Rae Kirby of Pennsylvania allegedly fails to check her bus after her route and leaves a sleeping boy on board. She is being charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Robert Gillen, a maintenance technician for Petermann in Pennsylvania, earns the Automotive Service Excellence Master Technician certification.
An event at the Governor’s Residence highlights school bus safety issues and recognizes winners of the state’s poster contest and safety competition.
A 15-year-old in Pennsylvania said he was hit with a metal rod while waiting for his bus. Authorities say his fabricated story brought in more than $4,000 in donations on GoFundMe.
Note: An earlier version of this story, based on a press release, stated that two of Durham School Services' locations received perfect fleet inspection scores. Although the Ottumwa, Iowa, location received no out-of-service deficiencies, three 30-day cosmetic issues were found.
Dallastown (Pa.) Area School District will start requiring daycare centers to pay $2 per student per day to use its school buses in January 2017. The district cites a lack of funds to continue offering the free service.
Shanon O’Brien of Krapf Bus takes first in the conventional bus category, while Philip Adam Jr. of Rohrer Bus wins the transit category.
Fitzgerald, who has been with the IC Bus and Collins dealership for more than 30 years, is named president of school bus and director of strategic accounts.