One week after the Nevada Assembly approved a bill requiring lap-shoulder seat belts in school buses, 14 students were injured when a car T-boned their Clark County School District bus in an intersection, causing the bus to flip on its side.
A school bus driver in Westmoreland County, Pennsyvlania was killed after a coal truck slammed into the back of the bus while attempting to pick up a student, reports WPXI.com News.
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.