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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.

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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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Maryland county urges higher stop-arm running fines

Under state law, the maximum penalty allowed is $250 per offense, but Maryland’s district court set the fine at $125 as an incentive for violators to pay it instead of challenging the ticket. County officials will ask the Maryland General Assembly to increase the maximum fine to $500, in an attempt to move the actual fine to $250.

The YOLO Walk Safe campaign includes posters with stark messages about the dangers of “distracted walking.”
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Program promotes student pedestrian safety

The YOLO (“you only live once”) Walk Safe campaign alerts high school students of the dangers of “distracted walking” caused by texting and other activities.

Two suspects stole an Anne-Arundel County (Md.) special-needs school bus, (pictured here), crashed it, broke the windows and attempted to set it on fire. 
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2 arrested for stealing special-needs school bus

The suspects allegedly stole the bus from a lot in Crownsville, Maryland, struck a tower with it, broke the windows, crashed it in the woods, and attempted to set it on fire before abandoning it. The suspects were apparently under the influence of alcohol and were looking for change to buy cigarettes, police say.

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