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.
The bus driver resigns after being recorded on two separate occasions using her cell phone while driving a school bus.
The list of 10 items includes priorities such as distracted driving, strengthening occupant protection, and implementing collision avoidance systems.
The EDGE3 Technologies’ Cloud Detect Platform driver behavior solution combines vision analytics and artificial intelligence to identify distracted driving behaviors.
New information indicates that the driver in the November 2016 Chattanooga crash took a phone call at the time, prosecutors say.
From detecting alcohol use to locking mobile devices to limiting speed, here are some of the products available for boosting safe driver behavior.
Sen. Robert Hilkemann introduces one bill that would require school buses to be equipped with lap-shoulder belts, and another that would prohibit use of wireless communication devices by school bus drivers.
The agency’s updated list of safety improvement goals comes as federal statistics show an increase in U.S. traffic fatalities.
Passengers can easily capture drivers’ actions on smartphones and post them online for anyone to see. That’s all the more reason to maintain a professional manner and follow proper procedures at all times.
The nation lost 35,092 people in traffic crashes in 2015 — a 7.2% increase compared to the previous year, according to federal data.
Stephanie Boyd of New Hampshire faces years in prison for a collision last year in which she downloaded an app on her phone while driving and crashed into a tree. Three students were injured.
Under a new state law, school bus drivers who use portable electronic devices at the wheel face a 30-day jail sentence and a $1,000 fine.
The California Association of School Transportation Officials stressed how critical student transportation professionals are to the state in its annual conference in San Diego.