The child is able to safely evacuate the bus before it is engulfed in flames. The fire was apparently caused by a faulty wire near the bus’s engine, a district official said.
A 7-year-old student who is nonverbal and has autism is left alone on the bus for about six hours until she is found by school district officials.
A Wake County (N.C.) Public School System bus driver is transporting a student home when they notice smoke coming from the front of the bus, which apparently underwent inspection earlier that day.
Coleen Gaither of North Carolina loses control of the bus and later passes away despite efforts of students and first responders to save her. She had been employed by Davie County Schools since 1977.
Districts in New York, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Virginia are rolling out the technology solutions supplier's “Here Comes the Bus” app.
Texas and North Carolina transportation departments fill the gap in drivers’ schedules with work opportunities beyond more routes, such as administrative, cleaning, and technical tasks, and tap other staff to ease driver shortage. Meanwhile, an Illinois contractor offers space for socializing and relaxation.
School districts in Georgia, North Carolina, and Florida are using their buses to assist in evacuation efforts and transport hurricane relief supplies.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools says that with the addition of the alternative-fuel buses, it will be using more propane buses than any other school district in the state.
The North Carolina Pupil Transportation Association held the first statewide school bus routing competition on June 27. Three contestants place and one winner was selected.
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.
The 8-year-old North Carolina student steps into the path of an SUV for an unknown reason and is hit while waiting at her bus stop.
Ericka Holley of North Carolina loses control of the bus, which runs off the highway and into a ditch. There are no serious injuries.
The team of North Carolina students earn over $100,000 in technology for their school after developing a flashing sign to alert students, drivers, and motorists when a school bus is approaching the bus stop.