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School bus driver was killed on Aug. 26, 2019 while conducting a dry run prior to the start of the school year. (Photo courtesy of WPXI.com.)

Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Stepped on Live Wires, Killed

In Beaver County, Pennsylvania, a school bus driver was driving a practice run on his school bus route prior to school starting this week,...
Two drivers were killed after a four vehicle crash in East Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo courtesy of ctpost.)

Connecticut School Bus Driver Killed in Fiery Crash

On June 3, Verlean Douglas, 67, was killed after her First Student school bus was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer in East Hartford, Connecticut, reported...
During an emotional press conference on May 14 at Besen Park in Westwood, N.J., Joevanny Vargas, the father of Miranda Vargas, discusses the need for new safety legislation. Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera is on the left, and local U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) is on the right. Miranda lost her life in the tragic Paramus bus crash one year ago this week.

New School Bus Safety Legislation Formally Introduced in Congress

Significant national legislation to require lap-and-shoulder seat belts on all school buses, plus real-time background checks on all school bus drivers, was reintroduced into...
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National Safety Council Warns of Roadway Deaths Around Memorial Day Weekend

ITASCA, Ill. — The National Safety Council estimates that 380 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday period. It...

6-Year-Old Wyoming Student Dies After Being Injured by School Bus

A 6-year-old elementary student who attended Coffeen Elementary School in Wyoming, has passed away after being hit by a school bus last week, reported...

Student Killed After Being Pinned Between Van and School Bus in...

A 7-year-old boy was killed after walking off the school bus in Queens, New York, reported ABC7. Cameron Brown and his sister had just disembarked...
3D pedestrian crossing island Image credits-Vegamálun.

Safety Can Be an Optical Illusion

Is that crosswalk floating? The photo was taken in the town of Ísafjörður, Iceland, which painted an optical illusion on its street to slow...

Probable Cause of Fatal Indiana School Bus Stop Crash Remains Undisclosed

The NTSB has released its preliminary investigative report—but with no definitive probable cause—on the deaths of three Indiana siblings who were killed in October...

Legal Settlement Reached in Omaha, Nebraska Student Fatality

The Associated Press reported that the family of a young student who was killed last year in a fatal school bus incident in Omaha, Nebraska, reached...

Two Dead After Car Rear-ends Baton Rouge School Bus

A fatal crash in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, once again demonstrates the danger to motorists who fail to stop in time and underride the rear...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...