Sherry James of Tennessee, who resigned in October after video showed her using her phone while driving her bus, is arrested for allegedly stealing her old bus and trying to drive her former route, police said.
Experts share how to help keep school buses and sites secure, and manage students’ concerns about their safety. Including bus drivers in security plans and reporting suspicious behavior are key.
Susan Miller is recognized by Child Safety Network for her work with that organization and the Transportation Security Administration to bring security training to all the state’s districts.
Fred Woods allegedly gets on the bus with students onboard and tries to force the driver to drive him down the street. He is facing several charges, including criminal trespassing.
FirstView is now being used by nearly 200 school districts across North America.
John Fowler, who lives next door to one of the company’s Florida bus terminals, keeps track of the buses in the yard. The school bus company presents him with an STI Cares Brand Ambassador goodie bag.
Paradise Unified School District accepts donations of 14 new school bus video surveillance systems and installation services after sustaining damage to some of its schools and buses during last year's Camp Fire.
After a school bus driver in Italy allegedly hijacks a bus and demands students’ phones, the boy manages to hide and call a parent, who alerts authorities. Passengers suffer minor injuries.
Shenendehowa Central Schools partners with the Transportation Security Administration to conduct audits and training related to safety and incident command.
Training on responding to active threats on the bus was the focus of the recent event put on by Oregon Pupil Transportation Association.
Threat response was the hot topic at the OPTA training event, which included a live demonstration with a SWAT team.
Feature articles that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2018 included tips on school bus safety, electric school buses, and student behavior management.
As the Georgia drivers drop off students, their personal vehicles are broken into in the lot where they usually park their cars. DeKalb County School District is working on security enhancements.