The driver is transporting students to a basketball game when he sees smoke entering the bus. He is able to safely evacuate all of the students before the bus catches fire.
Rochester Public Schools equips the van with the AbiliTrax Shift N Step, a dual-entry system to provide transportation service to ambulatory students and those who use wheelchairs.
Districts in New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Virginia are rolling out the technology solutions supplier's “Here Comes the Bus” app.
Deputy Eric Diekmann and local firefighter Greg Meyer stop the bus after the bus driver reportedly suffers a medical emergency that causes him to drive on the wrong side of the highway.
Six of the state’s school bus drivers receive awards for their dedication and years of service.
The safety solutions supplier unveils its Predictive Stop Arm and Right-Hand Danger Zone protection systems in a demonstration at this year’s STN Expo.
Francis Kuznia is recognized for his quick actions in saving 24 students from a collision with a semi-tractor trailer earlier this month.
I was recently reminded of all the ways in which students have used their talents to help improve safety in and around their buses by a news story out of North Carolina.
Hopkins (Minn.) Public Schools is testing Safe Fleet’s Predictive Stop-Arm. It uses radar technology and predictive analytics to notify bus drivers and students when risk is detected outside the bus.
Lyle Silbernagle of Minnesota spots the boy alone at a street corner wearing only a diaper. He wraps the boy in his coat, brings him into the van and turns on the heat, and calls police.
A registered sex offender in Minnesota allegedly hides inside an empty school bus and is discovered by a teacher as the bus is taking kindergartners back to school after a field trip.
Lawmakers consider legislation that would require school buses purchased after a certain date to be equipped with seat belts.
Kenneth Lilly is charged with attempted second-degree murder and second-degree assault for allegedly shooting at the bus and wounding the driver, who is expected to survive.
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