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Florida Law Increases Fines for Illegally Passing Stopped School Bus

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed 21 bills into law on Saturday, including one that increases the fine for illegally passing a stopped school bus....
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB Provides Further Details on 2018 Fatal Indiana School Bus Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board discussed in a webinar on Wednesday the factors leading up to the fatal Rochester, Indiana, school bus crash, and...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB: Lack of School-Bus Stop Awareness Caused Fatal 2018 Indiana Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board said eliminating or limiting student crossing to and from school bus stops as well as improved training to identify...
A car passes a school bus during a closed-road demonstration by Safe Fleet at the STN EXPO Indianapolis on June 9. 2019. Technology exists to both capture video of passing vehicles and alert students and bus drivers if other motorists are not stopping for the school bus. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

NTSB to Electronically Release Cause of Fatal Indiana School-Bus Illegal Passing

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak forced the cancellation of a scheduled April 7 meeting of the National Transportation Safety Board to release investigative findings and...

7-Year-Old Struck by Pickup in Minnesota Begins Rehabilitation

Ramaden Ahmed Waliye, 7, who was struck by a pickup truck while walking to his school bus in Saint Paul, Minnesota last month, is...
Photo from the NTSB report on State Route 25 in the aftermath of three siblings being hit and killed by a motorist who illegally passed the stopped school bus in rural Rochester County, Indiana. (Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB to Issue Findings on Fatal Indiana School Bus Crossing...

The National Transportation Safety Board announced a meeting next month to determine the probable cause of a fatal 2018 collision of a pickup truck...
Stop When Red School Bus sign

Bensalem Police Launch Illegal Passing Campaign After 12-Year-Old Hit

A 12-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle as she was attempting to board her school bus in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. The bus was stopped...
School bus with stop arm deployed and LED lights flashing.

Wisconsin Community Mourns 6-Year-Old Girl Killed by School Bus Illegal Passer

Staff members of the Tri-County Area School District in Plainfield, Wisconsin are leaning on each other for support after the death of a 6-year-old...
Students unloading from school bus

Stop Arm Violations–Keeping Students Safe and Changing Driver Behavior

School bus stop-arm violations are on the rise. The 2018-19 school year saw 70 injuries and 17 fatalities related to school bus crossings. More...

Georgia to Add Crosswalks After Student Hit While Waiting for School...

The Georgia Department of Transportation is installing three new pedestrian crossings in an attempt to make a dangerous Atlanta street safer, AJC reported. The...

July 2020

July 2020 Cover
This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on school bell times and...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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