A back-to-school event held by the National Transportation Safety Board will include a demonstration on school bus safety. Pictured is the 2013 edition of the event. Photo courtesy NTSB

NTSB to Hold Back-to-School Safety Event

The event will feature demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats to help families prepare for the new school year.

The rear wheels of a Baltimore County Public Schools bus dropped into a sinkhole after a water main broke overnight. Photo courtesy Baltimore County Police Department

Sinkholes snag 2 school buses

In Maryland, the rear wheels of a Baltimore County Public Schools bus drop into a sinkhole on a road where a water main broke. A similar incident occurs the same morning in Michigan.


School bus fatally strikes pedestrian

According to a preliminary investigation, a 58-year-old woman was crossing a street in Derwood, Maryland, when a school bus making a left turn struck her.


School bus dealer awards first scholarship

American Bus Sales and Service, which represents Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia, chose Trinity Renee Mitchell for the award. Mitchell, a college student, comes from a family with a long history of providing school bus service.

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