Wire Reports

City Council Supports School Bus Pilot Program

The Mill Valley City Council in California supports the implementation of a school bus pilot program as an effort to reduce traffic congestion. The program would be available to families who…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

Central Fla. Districts Experiencing Driver Shortage

School districts in Central Florida, including those in Seminole and Orange counties are undergoing shortages with their driving staff, reports the Orlando Sentinel. In Orange County, 64 of the 916…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 January 2016 11:10

Police: Mechanical Problems Not a Factor in Fatal Crash

According to the Indiana State Police, there were no mechanical or maintenance issues with the school bus involved in a fatal accident Tuesday that killed school principal Susan Jordan, reported…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 08:49

W.Va. Senate Cracks Down on Illegal Bus Passing

The West Virginia Senate passed a bill to increase penalties on drivers who pass stopped school buses, voting 33-1 to allow law enforcement to charge these vehicle owners. Currently, law enforcement cannot ticket…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:48

Ind. Board Nixes Driver Signing Bonus

The shortage of school bus drivers is an issue many school districts across the country are facing. To encourage applicants, many are offering a signing bonus. The Carmel Clay School…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:22

Fla. Boy Struck by School Bus While Riding Bike

A 7-year-old boy was hit by a school bus Tuesday afternoon as he rode his bicycle, reported News4Jax. According to reports, the school bus had just started back on its…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 29 November -0001 16:00

School Principal Killed in Ind. Bus Accident

Susan Jordan, the principal at Amy Beverland Elementary School in Lawrence, Indiana, and a "beloved" educator, was killed after a school bus parked at the school's loading zone lurched forward,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:22