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School bus drivers honored for saving students from fire

Sammy Agunbiade of Houston, Texas, rushes the 30 students off the bus when he hears popping sounds and smells something strange. The bus explodes into flames as a second bus driver comes to take the students farther away from the bus.

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North Carolina school bus driver thwarts potential shooting

When Alice Bradley saw a man and woman headed toward her bus and the man allegedly pointed a gun at her, she drove her car toward him and they ran away. The suspects were later arrested after pulling a gun on a deputy and said they would have started shooting teachers and students.

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Driver helps students escape burning bus

The Florida bus driver heard a popping sound and saw smoke, so he quickly evacuated the students from the bus before the fire spread through it. No one was hurt in the incident.

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Bus driver, student honored for thwarting allergy attack

An Agawam (Mass.) High School bus driver and student were named “Hometown Heroes” by the Western Massachusetts Red Cross. They helped a student who was having an allergy attack, injecting her with an EpiPen and calling for an ambulance.

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School bus driver saves home from fire

Tammy Ritter, a driver in Baldwin City, Kansas, discovered that a doghouse on the porch of a house had caught fire. She threw it onto the front lawn, stomped out most of the flames, and called the fire department, preventing the fire from spreading to the house.

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School bus driver rescues woman from overturned car

Larry Cornett was driving on his morning route for Burke County (N.C.) Public Schools when another bus driver notified him of a crash on the route. He pulled the driver out of her car and waited with her on his bus until help arrived.

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Gifts that keep giving

The news media is seldom kind to the pupil transportation industry and particularly our drivers.

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Bus driver helps save student’s life

Cristina Rickert stopped her bus when she saw students playing recklessly on a snow bank on the side of the road. One of the students then slid under the wheels of the bus. Rickert receives the 2010 New York State Bus Driver Heroism Award for her actions.

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