A Hamilton County, Tennessee, judge approved a bond reduction for Johnthony Walker after reviewing statements and evidence submitted on behalf of the former school bus driver accused of vehiclular homicide in the fatal November 2016 Chattanooga school crash that killed six children and hospitalized 23 others.
A judge refused to grant probation to Johnthony Walker, who could stand trial as early as this fall for the death of six students and the injury of dozens of others in last November’s school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
As lane-departure warnings and blind-spot detection systems become an option for school buses, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published research that claims the technology could have prevented more than 70,000 injuries in passenger vehicle crashes, according to reviews of police reports.
With three-point seat belts required on Texas school buses starting on Sept. 1, 2017, some districts are sharing their thoughts and plans on complying with the new requirements.
WESTFIELD, Ind. – A controlled side-impact crash of a semi-truck into a school bus demonstrated the benefits of lap-shoulder seat belts.
Aviation expert Robert Sumwalt assumes full leadership of the National Transportation Safety Board after the Senate confirmed his selection to officially succeed Christopher Hart.