The group of Maine students, with support from school staff and community members, is working to raise nearly $33,000 to add 15 extended stop arms to buses on routes with the highest number of illegal passing incidents.
Some pupil transportation officials in the state back law enforcement's safety concerns about a plan to stop requiring front license plates on vehicles. They cite a reduced chance of identifying stop-arm runners.
Keith Dreiling, the state director of the Kansas Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit, discusses his passion for student safety and the changes that the department's renowned loading and unloading survey has undergone under his tenure.
A school bus safety product supplier reflects on safety awareness on the eight-year anniversary of the death of Makayla Strahle, who was struck while crossing the street after exiting her bus.
The Pro-Vision HD Dual-Lens Stop-Arm Camera is designed to capture video evidence of vehicles that illegally pass stopped buses with their stop arms extended and lights flashing.
Alyssa Shepherd of Indiana is sentenced to four years in prison, three years of house arrest and three years of probation, and will have her driver’s license suspended for 10 years.
School Bus Fleet’s standout web content in 2019 included two photo galleries showcasing National School Bus Safety Week celebrations and an Iowa conference highlighting emergency planning.
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.
One student is killed after being hit hit by a school bus and another is injured after being struck by a passing vehicle while trying to board his school bus, officials say.
The association invites U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) on its podcast, “The Bus Stop,” to discuss her journey to Capitol Hill and outline the Stop for School Buses Act of 2019.
The safety solutions supplier demonstrates its Predictive Stop Arm in Laurel, Miss., on the 10-year anniversary of a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy.
The proposed package of legislation aims to restrict who can board and stiffen penalties on those who do so unlawfully, crack down on motorists who illegally pass buses, and allow stop-arm cameras.
H4696 would considerably raise penalties for illegally passing school buses and allow the state to overrule decisions made on the locations of some school bus stops.