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.
More than 90 school bus drivers from across the state will display their skills in such areas as bus inspection, height judgment, and curb line parking.
The 43rd Annual Montgomery-Bucks School Bus Safety Competition in Pennsylvania will use the alternative-fuel buses for the first time.
A Pennsylvania driver reportedly asks students to remove downed power lines from her school van, and the boy who does it burns his hand. She faces two endangerment charges.
A commemorative logo is unveiled for the 40th anniversary of the Pennsylvania competition, which will bring together the state’s top school bus drivers in June.
Derry Township School District in Pennsylvania aims to cut fuel and maintenance costs as well as its carbon footprint with the new buses.
A Philadelphia bus driver drops students off and is stopped in traffic when a slab of concrete falls onto the street. Stones fly onto the steering wheel and glass falls onto the seats as drives away.
The tires fell off the bus at about 7:30 a.m. No one was hurt in the incident, but the School District of Philadelphia is looking into the records of the bus, which is operated by Philly Trans.
Jean Tuggy was found dead in her house in Pennsylvania last week. Police are considering it an intentional homicide, although possible motives were unclear.