Leverne Doran gets one day of unsupervised probation for obstructing a school bus driver. Charges of malicious destruction of property, disorderly conduct, and disturbing the peace were dropped.
Senate Bill 44 would require public school bus owners to comply with certain federal inspection standards. A school board worries it might lead to roadside checks and stops at weigh stations.
State troopers respond after two motorists call 911 to report erratic driving behavior by a school bus driver.
Police say they believe that Tyra Wilcox was speeding when she lost control of her bus, which flipped onto its side.
The Maryland driver who had a man jump onto the front of his bus after he refused to let him board is reassigned to administrative duties. Parents are questioning the decision.
Leverne Doran of Maryland tells police that someone on the bus threw a bottle at his vehicle. When the bus driver refuses to open the door, Doran allegedly jumps onto the front of the bus.
A 12-year-old Maryland boy says men took his shoes and phone after he was dropped off at a bus stop 2 miles away from his home.
The deal adds more than 125 vehicles to STI’s fleet, annual revenue of $8.5 million, and a new state for STI: Maryland.
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.
Baltimore City Public Schools receives an urgent recommendation for an audit of its transportation department. Two other recommendations aim to strengthen the driver qualification process.
Mark Booker of Maryland and his daughters co-author “Why Our Teacher Wears Yellow,” which highlights the importance of school bus drivers, calling them “transportation teachers.”
Gabriel Rose, who previously served as a security specialist for Talbot County (Md.) Public Schools, replaces Leon Langley as state director.
Baltimore County Public Schools recently unveiled its Mobile Innovation Lab, a mobile classroom and “makerspace” built on a school bus. The lab helps students learn about coding, programming, robotics, and circuitry in a hands-on environment.