Doug Hayes of Oregon buys the bus as a Christmas gift so he can begin taking five of his 10 grandkids to and from their small private school, which does not offer bus service.
Jonathan Gates of Oregon was found not to be under the influence of controlled substances after he was arrested for allegedly driving while impaired in the November crash.
Ten students and an aide are aboard when Jonathan Gates of Oregon, 20, crashes his bus. He is charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, and reckless endangering.
The bus is transporting middle school students from a band performance when it is involved in a crash with two other vehicles.
Training on responding to active threats on the bus was the focus of the recent event put on by Oregon Pupil Transportation Association.
Threat response was the hot topic at the OPTA training event, which included a live demonstration with a SWAT team.
From holiday parades to creative tree decorations to a toy drive, school buses and those who drive them get festive.
The dealer adds Brattain International’s five locations in Portland, Salem, Albany, Eugene, and Bend to its already established footprint in northern California.
Oregon district staff members help adapt Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports to the school bus. Incidents decline, and relationships strengthen between school staff and drivers as well as drivers and students.
Lap-shoulder belts, NTSB investigations, and rideshare services for students were among the issues discussed at the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association’s 2018 gathering in Eugene. See SBF’s pics from the event here.
A Bend-based nonprofit is creating walking school bus routes throughout the region, with meeting points, timetables, and trained volunteers.
Authorities say students were to blame for a school bus incident in Grants Pass, Oregon, that reportedly sparked misleading accounts on social media.
Police say the 9-year-old runs alongside her bus as it drives away, and then she runs into the road and is hit by a pickup truck.
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