Wire Reports

Shortage of Bus Drivers Has School Districts, Contractors Scrambling

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has reported that 94 percent of private school bus companies reported driver shortages last year. A recent survey found that 30 percent of the companies considered their shortage of…
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School Bus Runs Off Road, Hits House

A Kentucky school bus carrying 50 students ran off the road and hit a house Monday afternoon, reported WDRB.
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Bicycle Riders Must Obey School-Bus Stop Laws, Too

A reader wrote the The News Tribune in Tacoma, Washington and painted the following picture: He was riding his bike on a two-lane highway and came upon a stopped school…
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Bus Driver 'Brake-Checking' to Quiet Students

A North Carolina mother is alleging that her child's school bus driver uses hard braking as a way to try to discipline passengers, reported WBTV.
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Man Gives Money to Children at Bus Stop

A Florida man was recently questioned by police for giving $20 to children waiting at a school bus stop, reported Action News Jax.
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Police Department Announces School Bus Safety Initiative

The CaƱon City Police Department in Colorado is stepping up enforcement of state law and municipal codes regarding school bus signal violations at stops, according to the Daily Record. 
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School Bus Drivers Want Better Pay

TWC News reports that representatives from a local North Carolina union along with drivers themselves are pushing the issue that wages should be higher.
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Bus Driver Smells Pot, Upsets Parents

According to The Eagle-Tribune, a Andover High School bus driver smelled marijuana smoke shortly after leaving campus with a bus load of middle and high school students. She immediately turned around…
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