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.
House Bill 849 would allow school districts to install stop-arm cameras, and let law enforcement use recordings and images to issue citations for bus passing incidents.
The fire is determined to have started in the front of the bus, but the cause remains under investigation.
The Florida aide was charged with 32 counts of child abuse in June, but the charges were dropped because state law allows parents and other adults to use corporal punishment.
From holiday parades to creative tree decorations to a toy drive, school buses and those who drive them get festive.
The Lake County (Fla.) Schools board agrees to a $1.2 million deal to install new Motorola radio systems on all of the district's buses.
Derek Bray Simpson of Florida is apparently seen on bus video pushing a restrained special-needs student multiple times. He is arrested and charged with two counts of child abuse.
The Florida driver transports the 17-year-old boy, who is shot in the chest near his bus stop, to a nearby fire station. The driver is credited with potentially saving the boy’s life.