The bus runs off the road and strikes a tree, coming to rest in a ditch, police say. The driver and two students are taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The 10-year-old Missouri student is apparently running alongside the bus and trying to get the bus driver’s attention when he falls and is caught under the wheels.
The new facility features a 15,000 square foot service area, including a paint booth and specialized bays to service CNG vehicles.
Harrisonville, Missouri, Mayor Brian Hasek says he was enlightened “about all the work that goes into getting our students to school safely.”
Of the 12,047 buses inspected by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 10,871 are found to have no defects.
North Kansas City Schools is reportedly the first school district to win the ACT Expo’s Transit and Mobility award for sustainable transportation.
Lee’s Summit’s purchase of Thomas Built C2 CNG buses continues the district’s conversion of its fleet to compressed natural gas.
In an effort to reduce emissions, cut costs, and improve its fleet, Blue Springs School District has implemented a variety of changes, including a new CNG station, Wi-Fi on activity buses, and a stop-arm camera system.
Southern Bus & Mobility will be Trans Tech’s exclusive dealer for sales and service of its Type A school buses in Illinois and Missouri.
Stories on stop arms, a school bus driver’s retirement after 52 years, and another driver’s tragic death in a crash in Colorado were among the most popular this year.
Blue Springs School District also recently made a $1.2 million investment in fueling infrastructure for its compressed natural gas fleet.
Brenda Thoman, who drove a bus for the same Missouri school district for 52 years, officially retired on Nov. 18. She was accident-free her entire driving career.
Security demonstrations, driver shortage discussions, and a Boston Marathon bombing survivor were among the standouts at the school bus industry events in Kansas City. Check out our shots from the conference halls and the city beyond.