The National Transportation Safety Board released additional details on the Nov. 21 school bus crash that killed six students and injured 31 others, but the probable cause won’t be determined for months.
The Kansas State Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit released its annual loading and unloading survey that shows a majority of the student fatalities last year were caused by the school bus as opposed to illegal passing vehicles.
Police reported that an 18-year-old student with autism died last week on a school bus during his trip home from a Riverside, California, school.
The federal government appears poised to rollout a program similar to “Click-it-or-Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” that would educate motorists nationwide on stopping for school buses.
The president and CEO for the parent company of Durham School Services recorded an emotional apology for the fatal Nov. 21 crash near Chattanooga, Tennessee, that killed six students after the school bus driver lost control of the vehicle, which overturned and smashed into a tree.
The Chattanooga Police Department said Johnthony Walker, the driver in a school bus crash that killed six students and injured two dozen more, tested negative for alcohol and drugs.