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Illegal School Bus Passing Isn’t Slowing Down

In two separate incidents this week, motorists were caught on camera passing a school bus while the stop sign was out, almost hitting children....

Research Shows Potential Scope of 2018-2019 School Bus Injuries & Fatalities

Research indicates that only a fraction of 1 percent of all students who ride the school bus to and from school were injured in...
The school bus was equipped with a video recording system, but despite efforts by the NTSB lab, the video data could not be salvaged. (Photo by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.)

NTSB Calls for Fire Suppression Systems in All School Buses

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has adopted a new recommendation to require fire suppression systems in all new school buses—and to retrofit those...

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...

Alabama School District Donates Supplies for Tornado Victims

Macon County School students “Loaded the Bus” as an encouragement to help those who were affected by the tornado that recently swept through the ...

Texas Police Release Updated Report on Train-School Bus Crash

KTLV reported that an updated crash report by the Athens Police Department in Texas said the bus driver did stop prior to driving onto...
Goodhall was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to yield.

Police Involved in School Bus Stop Incidents, Including Death of Student

The death of a young student highlights recent incidents involving police officers and school bus stop safety. On Friday, Officer Andria Heese was driving in...

Bill in Planning Stages After Death of Four Indiana Students

According to the Pharos-Tribune, Indiana Senate District 18 saw four student deaths relating to school buses in just over a month. Meanwhile, the state...

Shepherd Pleads Not Guilty to Indiana Homicide Charges

Alyssa Shepherd, the driver accused of killing three Indiana siblings after illegally passing their waiting school bus with the stop-arm extended, pleaded not guilty,...

Did a Reader Survey Foreshadow Recent School Bus Stops Deaths?

The recent sudden spike in deadly school bus stop fatalities may prompt more examination into what really happened in each dreadful case. Those efforts...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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