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Top 5 Most-Viewed News Stories of 2019

Posted on December 18, 2019

A story about a crash involving a school bus and garbage truck, which sent a total of 21 people to the hospital, was the most-viewed news item on the SBF website this year. Photo courtesy Indiana State Police
A story about a crash involving a school bus and garbage truck, which sent a total of 21 people to the hospital, was the most-viewed news item on the SBF website this year. Photo courtesy Indiana State Police
News that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website this year covered a serious school bus crash in Indiana, illegal bus passing, and recognition of drivers' heroic actions and service.

1. Driver, Students Taken to Hospital After School Bus Crash
6,253 views
Twenty-one people, including 19 students, were taken to the hospital after a school bus collided with a garbage truck.

2. 2 Women Arrested for Attacking School Bus Driver
5,484 views
Ty’Andra Williams and Tiffany Pruitt of Missouri allegedly boarded a school bus and attacked the driver over a student’s claim that the driver told another student to jump on her.

3. N.Y. Motorist Caught on Video Using Sidewalk to Pass School Buses
5,157 views
Video footage showed students walking across the sidewalk when the motorist approached and waited for several to run in front of the vehicle before driving past them.

4. Video Shows N.Y. School Bus Driver Saving Student From Passing Vehicle
4,577 views
Samantha Call is seen on video grabbing the student by his jacket as a vehicle drove past the stopped school bus. Call later received the National Association for Pupil Transportation's 2019 Heroism Award for her actions.

5. Longtime Driver Buried in Casket Decorated Like a School Bus
4,109 views
David Wright of Tennessee was laid to rest in a casket designed like a school bus after passing away on Aug. 13. He was 76.

Related Topics: Indiana, Missouri, New York, school bus crash, school bus stops, stop-arm running/illegal passing, Tennessee, Year in Review

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