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Screenshot of Tropical Storm Berry’s projected path. School buses are ready to evacuate residents in Louisiana if needed.

Louisiana SD Prepares Buses for Evacuation if Tropical Storm Barry Lands

Lafayette Parish School Systems has positioned 19 school buses across the parish in Louisiana in preparation of needed emergency transportation if/when Tropical Storm Barry...

Indiana School District Turns to Teachers to Help with Driver Shortage

Carmel Clay Schools in Indiana has been struggling to find bus drivers for several years. Meanwhile, the drivers they do have are each driving...
Photo courtesy of Cleveland.com.

Ohio District Received School Buses with Lap/Shoulder Seatbelts

The Avon Lake City Schools has received two new school buses with lap/shoulder seatbelts, making it the first district in Ohio to add seatbelts...
Washington County’s refurbished school bus gives students access to reading during the summer. (Photo courtesy of Herald & Tribune.)

Washington County School District Rolls out a School Bus Full of Books

Washington County School District in Tennessee recently transformed one of its school buses into a rolling library, complete with bookshelves and thousands of books,...
Crete Public Schools mom Mishelle Kortus, with her petition. (Photo courtesy of 1011 Now News.)

Mom Protests School Bus Fee at Crete Public Schools in Nebraska

Crete Public Schools has a “4-mile rule,” that if you live 4 miles or less from a school, you can be bused for free....

Tennessee Schools to Replace 143 School Buses

Next-Gen Transportation reported in a June 3 article that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced its support for school bus replacements...

Florida School Bus Driver Pleads Guilty to Hit and Run

The Daily Voice reported that school bus driver, Deborah Berrios, 52, of Plattekill, Orange Country, Florida, pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a...

Florida District Implements ID Scanners on School Buses for Student Tracking

The Bradenton Herald reported that Manatee County School District in Florida is installing new equipment through 2020 to track students who ride the school...
Amanda Severy was awarded a State Police Special Award of Commendation for stepping in and saving a bus full of school children when the man she was training had a heart attack. (Photo courtesy of the Sun Journal.)

Maine School Bus Trainer Saves Children After Driver Suffers Heart Attack, Receives Award

The Sun Journal reported on June 21 that Amanda Severy was training a school bus driver who was on his final session of the training...
In Mississippi, 21 students were transported to the hospital after a one-vehicle school bus crash on June. 17, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Clarion Ledger.)

Almost Two Dozen Students Injured in Mississippi School Bus Crash

On Monday, June 17, 21 students in McCarley, Mississippi, were taken to the hospital after returning to Greenwood from a football camp, reported the Clarion...

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