Mobile County (Ala.) Public Schools bus driver Kimberleigh Welch passed away on Thursday after another vehicle hit her bus, causing it to overturn. Photo courtesy Mobile County Public Schools
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Alabama School Bus Driver Dies After Bus Overturns

Kimberleigh Welch is traveling along the highway when another vehicle hits her bus, causing it to overturn. She is taken to the hospital where she succumbs to her injuries. No one else was on board at the time.

The 56th annual Iowa Pupil Transportation Association (IPTA) conference drew a total of 235 attendees. Attendees heard from a variety of experts including authors, accident investigators, and experts on federal and state laws. They also reviewed bus crash test data and video, and viewed demonstrations of disc brakes, evacuation drills, and school bus crashes. Shown here, attendees prepare to watch a school bus crash demonstration. Photo courtesy April Darling
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PHOTOS: Iowa Pupil Transportation Association Conference

School bus officials, transportation directors, mechanics, and other student transportation employees from across the state gathered in Des Moines from July 15 to 17 to attend the Iowa Pupil Transportation Association’s annual conference.

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