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Roundup: Bus Driver Caught on Candid Camera

A school bus driver was fired after being caught on video blowing through a stop sign, the bus carrying young students from an area elementary school. A concerned parent captured…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:23

Driver Communications: Putting Things in Perspective

With driver distraction concerns, driver communication has become more challenging. As reported in STN, a 2014 school bus crash in Tennessee was linked to bus driver texting. According to National…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 08:03

Left Alone, Special Needs Student Dies on School Bus

Authorities are still trying to figure out what went horribly wrong on Friday when Hun-Joon "Paul" Lee, 19, was found dead on his school bus during the heat wave in…
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 September 2015 17:28

Roundup: A Wish Comes True, Driver Benefits and More

Four-year-old Vivian got her wish, to ride a school bus thanks to A Special Wish, an organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening diseases. Vivian has an unrepaired, complex…
  • Last modified on Friday, 11 September 2015 12:57

Roundup: Impeccable Driving Record, Dangerous Bus Stop

A South Carolina bus driver has been behind the wheel since 1980. In the 35 years transporting high school students to and from school, Earlene Scott, 56, has had an…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:23

Roundup: Parents Voice Frustrations, A Hit-and-Run Incident

Texas parents have claimed the school district has place their children in danger after new school zones split at least one neighborhood that has left a group of area children…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:24

Roundup: Sinkhole Swallows Bus, Toy Guns Riles Up Police

Students aboard a Maize South High School bus in Wichita, Kansas, were relieved to know that the collective, sinking feeling they all experienced was actually the bus they were on…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 August 2015 15:44

Roundup: NHTSA, Seat Belts and STN EXPO

Is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reopening the school bus lap/shoulder seat belt debate? Apparently so, judging from an all-day meeting and working group hosted by the agency on…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 July 2015 11:37

Roundup: The Noxious History of 'School Bus Chrome'

In May, the National Congress on School Transportation celebrated it’s 75th – well, technically 76th – birthday. Many in the industry know of the first national school bus specification meeting…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 12:29

Roundup: A Booted Bus, Time Changes and More

A bus from the Philadelphia School District (PSD) found itself stranded, but not due to traffic or weather or disrepair—it was booted, leaving it immobilized at the curb. With its front…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 08:52