The South Carolina driver stops the bus at a gas station and safely evacuates 40 kindergartners from the bus before it catches fire.
Chesterfield County (S.C.) School District looks to hire aides for special-needs school buses after a non-verbal student with autism was assaulted by another student while on the bus.
Bernadine Reed of South Carolina is able to safely evacuate 40 students from the bus after it was involved in a crash and before it caught fire.
The state Department of Education confirms that all 1995 and 1996 models, which accounted for a majority of the state’s thermal events, have been scrapped and replaced.
Tammy Cummings, a bus driver and safety trainer for Greenville County (S.C.) Schools, is the winner of the first AMF-Bruns National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year Award.
Tennessee truck driver Tony Alsup drives to South Carolina in his used school bus and transports 53 dogs and 11 cats from a shelter there to a shelter in Alabama, outside of the hurricane’s path.
Juliette Washington is named the 2018 bus driver of the year by the Beaufort County (S.C.) School District and by the South Carolina Association for Pupil Transportation.
The South Carolina driver and aide use their training to report the incident and request assistance, and comfort students when the bus is struck by a tractor-trailer. No one is hurt.
Schools, contractors, and students across the U.S. came together to celebrate and show their appreciation for the yellow bus and its drivers.
School districts and contractors celebrate pupil transporters with festivities that include breakfasts and lunches, cards made by students, and visits from dignitaries.
Greenville County (S.C.) Schools’ Special Needs Physical Performance Test ensures that aides, as well as drivers, are capable of safely transporting special-needs students through measurable standards.
With the state Legislature’s vote, $20.5 million is now available for hundreds of new school buses across the state. Many of the state’s buses are more than 20 years old.
The engine of the 1995 model bus catches fire about 15 minutes after dropping off students. No students are aboard, and the driver gets out of the bus safely.