House Rep. Robert Goforth pushes for legislation that would require school districts to purchase and install stop-arm cameras on school buses by Aug. 1, 2023.
Approximately 300 drivers and bus monitors from four of the state’s school districts participate in a training designed to help pupil transporters respond to challenging student behavior on the bus using trauma-informed practices.
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.
A career spotlight on one special-needs school bus driver and second graders teaching school bus safety were a couple of School Bus Fleet’s web highlights in 2018.
Kentucky bus driver Bruce Vanover stops traffic to rescue the child before officers arrive at the scene, police said.
Fayette County (Ky.) Public Schools launches “Books on Board” on some buses on the first day of school. Elementary school students can borrow books when they board and return them when they exit.
Jefferson County Public Schools will assign the new monitors to buses that must stop at a depot during a route, or that transport a large number of students for long periods of time.
Second-grade Kentucky students create a video with related teaching materials on school bus safety. The project wins the Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program Championship.
Stories on a cash incentive based on attendance, a principal/substitute bus driver studying for his doctorate, and an accident that hospitalized students and a bus driver drew the most attention on the popular social media platform this year.
News that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website this year covered an attendance-based cash incentive, Collins’ new low-floor bus, and student fatalities in the danger zone.
Trey Halfhill of Kentucky helps a school bus driver after a crash that turned the bus on its side. He enters the bus and keeps the driver calm.
Crittenden County School District switches 11 buses in its fleet from diesel to propane as part of a state pilot and saves more than $63,000 over two years.
Rod Price of Kentucky is approached by a boy who is choking and turning blue and quickly performs the Heimlich maneuver on him.