As an eighth grader, Quinton Higgins escaped from the fiery Carrollton, Kentucky, bus crash that killed 27 people. Now he's a school bus driver.
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Carrollton crash survivor is now a school bus driver

As an eighth grader, Quinton Higgins escaped from the fiery Carrollton, Kentucky, bus crash that killed 27 people. More than 20 years later, he took a surprising career turn: He became a school bus driver.

Max Christensen and his wife, Lisa, adopted two children from China: Olivia and Isaiah. They are pictured at the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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14 Fascinating Personalities in Pupil Transportation

A WWII veteran who is still training school bus drivers in his 90s. A mechanic-turned-manager who test-drove a bus to Toad Suck, Arkansas. A state director who used to be a hair stylist. Get the scoop on these and other intriguing school bus people in the return of this popular series.

Larry Bannon, whose hobbies include riding motorcycles, has traveled extensively in Central and South America.
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15 Fascinating Personalities 2010

This edition of SBF’s Fascinating Personalities series focuses on suppliers to the school transportation industry. Find out who is the longest active member of NAPT, who has climbed the Mexican pyramids in Cozumel, who plays hockey every week and who has a background as a U.S. Army Ranger.

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15 Fascinating Personalities

You’ve seen their names in the pages of SBF, and maybe you’ve met some of them at industry events. Now find out why these 15 noteworthy folks are in the school bus business — and what they do when they’re not working. The details shared here include adventures in the Rockies, famous crash test dummies and acting on a murder mystery dinner train.

Lenny Bernstein (right) will be pulling lots of strings as the incoming president of the NAPT. Last year, he pulled a bus.
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20 Fascinating Personalities (Part 1)

What did Derek Graham do at the Kentucky Derby? Which movie makes Lenny Bernstein cry? And what is "The Strayhound"? Read on to learn these and many more interesting tidbits about 20 remarkable people in pupil transportation.

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