The Louisiana 10-year-old drives the bus from a local high school after it was apparently unlocked and the keys were left inside, officials say. The child is taken into custody.
Lafayette and Avoyelles Parish School Systems will use some of their buses to evacuate residents during Tropical Storm Barry this weekend.
The bus driver apparently loses control of the bus when another vehicle veers into the bus’s lane, causing it to crash into the canal. No students were on board.
The regulations include several measures intended to improve school bus safety, including permits, bus inspections, liability insurance, and background checks for drivers.
The proposed regulations include school bus inspections, liability insurance, and background checks for drivers.
A driver for East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools is fired after apparently leaving the bus while a 9-year-old student was still on board.
Lafayette Parish Schools uses its share of the state’s Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust dollars to buy 10 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses. Louisiana is the first state to disburse its VW funds.
The Louisiana girl misses her stop, and the driver fails to notice her and parks the bus at a store. The driver is fired after the incident.
The new TRP location in Alexandria, Louisiana, will offer the brand’s aftermarket replacement parts for trucks, trailers, and buses.
The Lafayette Parish School System plans to eliminate 23 routes after the school board votes to cut $1.75 million from the transportation budget.
The 10-year-old student is found in the bus yard of a Louisiana school district after having reportedly fallen asleep on the bus. The driver and aide are arrested.
A Louisiana student suffers a heart attack on the ride to school and students perform CPR on her. Faculty members are able to revive her with a defibrillator.
In a new report, the state panel finds that “compartmentalized seating and other occupant restraint usage … generally have met the safety needs of Louisiana’s school bus passengers.”
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