The 18-year-old Ohio motorist admits to hitting the students and fleeing the scene. She faces several charges, including failing to stop after an accident and passing a stopped school bus, police say.
Tracy Peoples of Ohio and the students on her bus provide police the information needed to arrest the motorist.
The fire reportedly starts in the engine compartment of the Poland Local Schools bus. No one is on the bus when it catches fire.
The driver with Archbold Area Schools tells two students who were exiting the bus to run as a semi truck appears to not be stopping as it approaches the bus.
Stephen W. Puchta, the Ohio State Director of Pupil Transportation, passed away unexpectedly on March 13. He was 65.
Ohio and West Virginia lawmakers introduce bills that would double fines for the violation and increase the amount of time a motorist’s license is suspended. The bills also include provisions on cameras.
Beachwood City Council approves legislation to install lap-shoulder belts on all new school buses after facilitating classroom discussions with elementary school students.
A driver with Madison (Ohio) Local Schools was able to pull the bus over to a safe location and properly evacuate students.
Gary Mompher of Ohio creates the cardboard Halloween costume, which fits over 5-year-old Blake Mompher’s wheelchair. It includes custom lettering and four red lights.
Ohio is the 17th state to allow the Gardian Angel safety lighting system as optional equipment.
The Streetsboro City Schools board approves a new pay rate of $14.50 per hour for sub drivers, up from $13.91.
Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto tells MLB Network that he plans to retire when he is about 40 years old, and would like to drive a school bus or be a crossing guard.
More than 110 transportation personnel and school officials attend the Ohio stop of the OEM’s tour, which offers educational sessions and ride-and-drives.