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.
Stop-arm cameras, partnerships with law enforcement for increased traffic patrol, and public safety campaigns are just some of the measures school districts are taking to ensure the yellow bus is the safest mode of transportation for students. Lawmakers are also introducing several federal and state safety bills.
Montgomery County Public Schools will install stop-arm cameras on all of its school buses by the start of the 2019-20 school year.
Gov. Eric Holcomb announces $380,000 in grant funding for increased traffic enforcement near school bus stops across the state and a judge requires stop-arm runners in one county to appear in court.
The drivers and aides allegedly submitted false accident injury claims totaling $426,933. They reportedly used medical records supplied by fellow participants and shared the personal information of about 11 children.
Gerald Douglas Rupple of California is sentenced to 210 days in jail after failing to disclose a medical condition that caused him to pass out and crash a bus with students on board.
The Pennsylvania students adorn the bus with posters and garlands and wear blue in support of K-9 officer Ozi and the rest of the officers.
The Idaho State Department of Education’s public service announcement asks motorists to be engaged and "watch for school buses as they pick up and drop off kids.”
An 11-year-old girl was waiting for her bus when a vehicle pulled up and a woman exited. Police say the woman yelled at the girl to get in the vehicle.
Reports indicate that the truck hit another vehicle, veered into opposing traffic, and collided with the bus. School bus driver Sarah Slovinsky is remembered fondly by a transportation director and others.
Warren Nostrom is charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shootings of his estranged wife and one other person at the Cumberland County School District bus garage.
Police find that the school bus driver failed to stop at a stop sign before colliding with a pickup truck. Three students sustain serious injuries.
Officials say two cars were shooting at each other, and one apparently missed the other car and hit the bus. One student is injured by debris.
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