In Grand Junction, Colorado, dozens of school bus drivers and other staff from Student Transportation of America jump into action during a bomb threat at a high school.
A Louisiana student suffers a heart attack on the ride to school and students perform CPR on her. Faculty members are able to revive her with a defibrillator.
Independent analyst firm IHS Technology ranks Seon the top global video surveillance provider to the school bus market for the sixth consecutive time.
Enlisting support, alleviating fears by preparing staff for possible scenarios, getting buy-in from administrators, and familiarizing law enforcement with school buses can all strengthen safety.
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Jesse Frank of Alabama sees his bus driver’s head roll back and hands fall from the steering wheel. He steers the bus off the road, stops the bus, calls 911, and comforts other students.
The Vulcan Series DVRs, cameras, and Pro8 software provide high-definition video with the ability to schedule or automatically download video clips.
NYAPT asks the state Legislature to continue the funding it is currently providing; add funding for pre-K students, bus monitors, and security; and increase support for the school bus driver training program.
The Child Safety Network will recommend the COPsync911 threat-alert system to meet school transportation safety protocols.
A PSA on stopping for school buses and a driver rapping about emergency evacuations were among SBF’s web highlights in 2016.
Amyhia Draper of Nebraska sees the boy begin to have a seizure and she and another student turn him on his side. She learned what to do in such situations from her mother, a daycare professional.
A task force finds that students with food allergies are especially vulnerable on school buses because students often bring food that could cause an acute allergic reaction.
As two students in Marietta, Georgia, are exiting their bus, the driver sees a man shooting a gun nearby and brings the students back on board. The shooter can be seen in bus video footage.