Becky Schaffer receives Citrus County (Fla.) School District's "Making a Difference Award" after helping prevent a student from being hit by a truck that illegally passed her bus in April.
School districts in Georgia, North Carolina, and Florida are using their buses to assist in evacuation efforts and transport hurricane relief supplies.
In addition to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, the children’s ridesharing company will now provide transportation to schools in Sacramento, Calif.; San Diego; Miami; Phoenix; Dallas; Chicago; Seattle; and Washington, D.C.
Cynthia Gibson, a bus driver for Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools for 30 years, dies in a car crash on her way to work.
The state’s Department of Education passes an amendment to a rule addressing instructions on special care for students that requires the certified training. All drivers and aides must receive it by Nov. 1, 2020.
More than 20 of Hamilton County (Fla.) School District’s transportation staff visit local nursing home residents after waving at them all school year as they headed out on their routes.
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.
The Florida bus driver is charged with reckless driving after a student is allegedly dragged by the bus for about 300 feet after her backpack got caught in the bus doors.
Juanita Tappin of Florida is reportedly shown on bus video hitting several special-needs students and adults with disabilities. She is charged with eight counts of abuse against a child and an adult.
John Fowler, who lives next door to one of the company’s Florida bus terminals, keeps track of the buses in the yard. The school bus company presents him with an STI Cares Brand Ambassador goodie bag.
Terrie Campbell of Florida wins the news program’s annual Mother’s Day “Breakfast in Bed” for her kindness towards students.
The bus driver shouts at the parent of the 5-year-old special-needs student and beeps the bus’s horn to prevent them from crossing the street when an SUV speeds past the bus.
The 8-year-old girl is sitting on the edge of the roadway when a pickup truck makes a sharp turn, hits her, and then continues driving. She is taken to the hospital where she later dies as a result of her injuries.