Hudy Muldrow Sr. is charged with two counts of reckless vehicular homicide, 25 counts of assault by auto, and 16 additional counts of assault by auto as a disorderly persons offense for the May 2018 crash.
The driver with Kingsway Regional School District makes a sharp turn and loses control of the bus, causing significant damage to the building. She is treated for minor injuries.
Lisa Byrd faces charges related to child endangerment, impaired driving, and drug possession in connection with a school bus crash with 12 special-needs students aboard.
The driver and the owner of the bus are issued several motor vehicle summonses, including those for missing safety equipment and failure to maintain records.
Lisa Byrd of New Jersey crashes a bus into a tree with a dozen students onboard, apparently while impaired. First responders use Narcan to revive her and she is arrested.
Lawmakers in Nashville, Tennessee, and officials from Rockaway (N.J.) Township School District are working to install stop-arm cameras on school buses as a way to crack down on illegal school bus passing incidents.
The laws require a school bus safety study, a certification program for some school transportation supervisors, and temporary suspension of a school bus endorsement for drivers with three or more moving violations.
The New Jersey driver reportedly tries to make a left turn and collides with a tractor-trailer, authorities say. Fourteen students are taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The new laws address federal regulations compliance, proof of physical fitness, regular safety training, and communication about drivers with suspended or revoked licenses.
Evan VanArsdale of New Jersey steps in to assist the driver who is thrown from her seat and injured after the bus is hit by an SUV.
The New Jersey driver reportedly makes some wrong turns while taking kindergartners home. He is let go for not conducting a practice run on the route before the first day of school.
Gov. Phil Murphy signs a law that upgrades the requirement for seat belts on new school buses from lap-only belts to lap-shoulder belts. The mandate takes effect in 180 days.
As New Jersey considers a lap-shoulder belt requirement and reviews several new school bus safety bills, one district equips new buses with the three-point belts and bolsters training. Meanwhile, Tennessee establishes a grant program to fund seat belts on school buses.