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.
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.
A student noticed that Vanessa Baillis seemed to forget where she was going, and a criminal complaint states that Baillis drove off the road and fell asleep behind the wheel. Blood work showed oxycodone and a powerful anti-anxiety drug in her system.
Michael Shelly, the 18-year-old Pennsylvania driver who fatally struck 16-year-old Minete Zeka while she was crossing an intersection to board her bus last year, is sentenced to 11.5 to 23 months in prison and five years of probation.
Police in Pennsylvania say that a stopped school bus was about to discharge students when a car failed to stop in time and slid into the front of the bus.
The Pennsylvania School Bus Association’s new website will include content of interest to the school transportation industry and the general public. The association is also now on Facebook and Twitter.
A charter school in Pennsylvania spent $239,036 over four years transporting five special-needs students without proper documentation, an audit shows. The school made payments without approved contracts, and did not track how daily rates for students were calculated.
A Pennsylvania school bus driver allegedly slammed on the brakes to get the attention of unruly students on the bus, and several suffered injuries.
Pennsylvania police find a man on school property after hours with several seat covers inside his car, allegedly stolen from two school buses. He is arrested and faces several charges.
The first four production units of the compressed natural gas NEXBUS go to Pennsylvania’s Lower Merion School District.