The transportation department at Liberty County School System is now using text updates and social media to notify families of school bus delays.
Eighteen students and the driver were rescued after their school bus was swept into a retention pond in Illinois. No injuries were reported.
Four special-needs students and two adults were rescued from a bus caught in floodwaters caused by a severe storm in Texas. Meanwhile, three students and two adults were rescued from another flooded bus in the area, and no injuries were reported.
Brenda Burns of Oklahoma posted a request on Facebook for water for the students she transports in a bus without air conditioning. Her goal is to get enough water to last students the whole school year.
Daniel Corriveau joins the automatic tire chain supplier’s sales and marketing staff. He previously worked at an Onspot dealer in Quebec.
To date, 191 of the contractor’s school buses are using Diga-Talk, a two-way radio network solely powered by digital technology.
Terrie Eggen of Kentucky safely navigated her route with 40 students aboard when the storm, which sparked tornado sirens, hit. The bus garage coached her though the drive.
A Grant County Schools bus driver and 16 students were stranded in floodwaters for nearly two hours when a creek near the bus route overflowed its banks last week.
Inclement weather in the Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas, area stranded 230 Round Rock ISD students, staff and chaperones. Eight district transportation employees hit the road to bring them home.
Photo collection picks included images from readers of a particularly harsh winter and cover shots from School Bus Fleet magazine going back to the 1950s.
Many of Harrison County (Ky.) Schools' buses were in a tornado warning area, and the bus drivers safely took students inside nearby buildings.
The Canadian school bus contractor adds the large order of Propane Vision units to its existing propane autogas school bus fleet. Southland Transportation VP Tom Jezersek estimates that each propane bus saves about $500 in basic maintenance costs annually.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the car was traveling too fast for conditions, and the driver lost control. The vehicle veered off of the road, fatally struck a teenager who was waiting for a school bus, struck a mailbox and then overturned.