The auditor general discovers 10 drivers in the state who should have been banned from transporting students because of criminal convictions.
Pupil transporters dealt with some inconvenience caused by snowstorms and frigid temperatures in recent weeks. Still, some managed to capture the beauty the weather brings.
The van is shown on video apparently passing the bus illegally just before two elementary school students cross in front of it in the Pennsylvania incident.
School bus safety takes the spotlight in a reception at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence.
A nonverbal, 7-year-old boy in Pennsylvania falls asleep and is left on the van. He leaves the van and wanders to a roadway, where two women find him.
With the new school year starting, the association calls on motorists to pay extra attention as school buses drive their daily routes.
Blake Krapf begins a two-year term as president of the school bus contractors association. Meanwhile, Tiffany Boykin is named the new executive director.
All four of the state’s school bus drivers who advanced to the international competition placed in the top 10 in their categories.
Randall Smith receives the “Bus Stops Here” honor for his contributions to association, including nearly 25 years of service on the board of directors.
The Pennsylvania School Bus Association and Keystone Insurers Group partner for $30,000 in annual grant opportunities for association members.
The Pennsylvania bus company acquires school bus and transportation provider Birnie Bus Service Inc. Combined, the enterprise will operate 2,500 school buses across four states.
The contractor will begin serving Keystone Oaks School District in August. The agreement calls for 21 buses transporting approximately 750 students.
James P. Irvin III of Pennsylvania is charged with 35 counts in the May 17 crash, which injured 14 students aboard the bus. One remains hospitalized.