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Industry Responses Trickle in on NTSB School Bus Fire Recommendations

Aside from calling for universal school bus fire suppression systems and improved oversight on drivers with medical issues, the National Transportation Safety Board’s recommendations...

NSTA Statement About the NTSB Findings on the 2017 School Bus...

On June 18, 2019, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced its findings regarding the December 12, 2017, School Bus Run-Off-Road Crash and Fire...

NASDPTS Statement on NTSB Hearing on Iowa School Bus Crash &...

This week, the National Transportation Safety Board conducted an important hearing to consider, amend and adopt the full report of its investigative team on...
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...
A screenshot of the trailer for the “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” movie, which was released two months ago.

Did Movie Trailer Depicting School Bus Dragging Take it Too Far?

A trailer for “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” the Nickelodeon film that hits theaters on August 9, features the main character attending...
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No Passing On Educational Opportunities

In October 2018, we reported that six students died nationwide during the 2017-2018 school year while attempting to load or unload from their school...
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Summers County, W.V. Holds School Bus Tribute to Honor Children Killed

Earlier this month, a two-story house in Hinton, West Virginia, went up into flames, taking the life of two young children. Tyrone Sea, 13, and...
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a board meeting on June 18, 2019, to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 12, 2017, Oakland, Iowa, school bus fire. (Source: Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.)

School Bus Driver in Fatal 2017 Iowa Fire Couldn’t Walk Unassisted

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold an open public board meeting on June 18 to announce the probable cause of the...
Goodhall was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to yield.

School Bus Driver Charged After Fleeing Fatal Incident

A school bus driver in Castle Hill, Bronx New York was arrested in connection with a crash in February 2019 that killed a 68-year...

6-Year-Old Boy Falls Off Bike, Struck by School Bus in Maine

ABC News reported that a 6-year-old boy in Maine was fatally hit by a school bus while out on a bike ride. The student was...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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