A Wake County (N.C.) Public School System bus driver is transporting a student home when they notice smoke coming from the front of the bus, which apparently underwent inspection earlier that day.
Vikki Boyce Czechowicz of New York notices smoke coming from the under dashboard, evacuates the 19 students aboard her bus right before the engine area catches fire. She is presented with a Heroism Award.
Pupil transporters work hard each and every day to ensure that all children are carried to school in the safest manner possible. Preparing them for emergencies is part of that commitment.
Mobile County (Ala.) Public Schools will install Fogmaker North America’s fire suppression system on all of its 100 special-needs school buses. The district will eventually add the system to its remaining 600 buses.
An Ohio seat belt advocate responds to recent comments from readers on the belts being dangerous in the event of a fire.
Ted Finlayson-Schueler, founder of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute and Safety Rules, talks about the need to improve driver training, ways to curtail stop-arm running, and his take on some recent National Transportation Safety Board safety recommendations.
After investigating the 2017 fatal school bus fire in Iowa, the National Transportation Safety Board recommends several new school bus safety requirements and calls for fire suppression systems on school buses.
The driver is bringing students home from school when he feels the floor getting hot and pulls over. He safely gets all five students off the bus before it is consumed by flames.
The driver with KC Premier Transportation is able to safely evacuate students from the bus after it breaks down and catches fire under the hood.
The National Transportation Safety Board releases information revealing Donald Hendricks had trouble walking and other medical issues leading up to the fire.
The fire appears to have been caused by a mechanical issue in the bus. No one is on board at the time.
The fire reportedly starts in the engine compartment of the Poland Local Schools bus. No one is on the bus when it catches fire.
The South Carolina driver stops the bus at a gas station and safely evacuates 40 kindergartners from the bus before it catches fire.