Jonathan Gates of Oregon was found not to be under the influence of controlled substances after he was arrested for allegedly driving while impaired in the November crash.
Ten students and an aide are aboard when Jonathan Gates of Oregon, 20, crashes his bus. He is charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, and reckless endangering.
Several transportation and safety representatives discuss with attendees the issue of illegal school bus passing and the importance of route planning and prevention with new technologies and practices.
Alyssa Shepherd is found guilty of three counts of felony reckless homicide, a felony count of criminal recklessness, and a misdemeanor count of passing a school bus causing injury when the stop arm is extended.
Federal officials join pupil transporters in the nation’s capital to discuss fitness testing, fire suppression, seat belts, and other recommendations based on recent crashes, and share resources.
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 First Student bus is transporting two students from a Pennsylvania school when its passenger-side tires go off of the roadway, causing the driver to lose control of the bus and hit an oncoming vehicle.
Dennis Wade Allen of South Carolina is charged with following too closely after he crashes into a stopped school bus, is entrapped underneath, and suffers minor injuries. No students are injured.
William "Chester" Cole of Mississippi dies after reportedly suffering from a heart attack that causes him to lose control of the bus, which veers off the road and into a ditch. Eight students aboard the bus are injured.
An Ohio seat belt advocate responds to recent comments from readers on the belts being dangerous in the event of a fire.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Steve Cohen’s School Bus Safety Act of 2019 would require lap-shoulder belts and safety technology on every school bus and would provide funding for them.
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.
Deputy Eric Diekmann and local firefighter Greg Meyer stop the bus after the bus driver reportedly suffers a medical emergency that causes him to drive on the wrong side of the highway.