As this week's cold snap impacts many parts of the U.S., pupil transportation staff are working to ensure buses start on time and are ready for students to board.
With many areas of the country already experiencing snow and ice, which can mean dangerous driving conditions, First Student is offering some winter driving safety tips.
Septran employees create school bus-shaped donation boxes and drop them off at every school in the community to collect winter clothing for those in need.
The North Carolina driver is unable to leave her bus for five hours after power lines fall on it as the area is hit by Tropical Storm Michael.
Thirty-two Connecticut students are rescued by emergency crews from their bus, which became stuck in about 3 feet of water. Area residents also lend a hand to help students evacuate safely.
The lightning reportedly struck nearby and traveled to where the children were standing under a tree. All three were recovering in the hospital.
Police find that the school bus driver failed to stop at a stop sign before colliding with a pickup truck. Three students sustain serious injuries.
In some parts of the country, school buses are back on the road amid high temperatures. Two recent incidents show what a touchy subject the use of bus windows can be when it comes to student conduct.
A 3-year-old boy in Texas is found unresponsive after being left in a daycare bus, where the temperature reaches 113 degrees, for about four hours. He is taken to the hospital where he is declared dead.
Following a 2016 flood that devastated the state, East Baton Rouge Parish Schools saw a chance to replace its damaged diesel buses while shifting to a propane fleet.
With temperatures as low as minus 30, Howard-Winneshiek CSD says its propane buses warm up in a few minutes.
The president of the Florida Association for Pupil Transportation discusses how the state's school bus systems are working to transport students displaced by last year's hurricanes.
Diesel Monster Anti-Gel has been formulated to protect against waxing and gelling, and to eliminate water to provide protection in cold weather.