A training exercise for the School District of La Crosse (Wis.) shows transportation staff and students the importance of school bus evacuation training.
After a threat is called in, the driver pulls over, and a bomb squad clears the bus. Massachusetts police say a student will be charged.
Fourteen students are on board when fire breaks out. The bus team begins the evacuation, and neighbors step in to help.
As a teen, Teresa Hartley had to take action after a school bus crash. Now as a transportation director, she’s working to ensure every student is on board with emergency preparedness.
The state superintendent presents Georgia’s first Pupil Transportation Safety Awards to eight school districts of various sizes.
A training event at Stafford County (Va.) Public Schools shows drivers the importance of school bus evacuation training. The concept will come to the NAPT conference this fall.
Although the state doesn’t require them, Henrico County has begun equipping its new buses with lap-shoulder restraints. Director Josh Davis share details on the move, which began with a certain NHTSA leader's speech.
The students and adults, returning from a field trip, evacuated and were not injured. The bus was equipped with lap-shoulder belts.
The agency issues a preliminary report on the fatal fire, but why the school bus driver and student couldn’t escape remains unclear.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association presents a new award to First Student’s Bobby DeLee, who evacuated his passengers after smelling smoke.
The state medical examiner finds that the driver and the student on board both died from “smoke and soot inhalation and thermal injuries” in the Dec. 12 school bus fire.
The school bus driver and one student were the only occupants. Authorities say it appears that the driver had backed into a ditch when the fire broke out.
Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools buses have caught fire in the past month. Authorities are investigating, and buses of the same type are being re-inspected.