A lawsuit settled between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the family of a student who was denied school bus service brings to light questions about bus stop procedures.
A semi-truck T-boned a Canadian youth hockey team’s bus and caused 16 deaths, while over 40 people were hospitalized when a charter bus in New York struck an overpass.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration declared school bus driver Jasmine Smith to be an imminent hazard to public safety due to two instances of DUI in two months.
Ahead of a California requirement for the coming school year that all school buses be equipped with approved child safety alert systems that prompt drivers to check for students at the end of routes, Zonar Systems and Child Check-Mate System finalized an agreement to bring solutions to market.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation welcomed the inclusion of increased state transportation aid in the 2018-2019 budget but expressed disappointment that school bus stop arm cameras were not included.