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Round Up: Guns on School Buses, Driver Abandons Kids on Route

Three incidents this month questioned school bus driver oversight, as well as student and parent behavior. On Wednesday evening in Berkeley, Missouri, a parent...

Two Wisconsin Siblings Hit While Waiting for School Bus, One Killed

A six-year-old Wisconsin girl and her younger sibling were waiting for their school bus along State Highway 73 in Waushara County, Wisconsin, when they...

Ohio School Bus Overturns After Hitting Ditch, Two Students Injured

A school bus in Brown County in Ohio was involved in a rollover crash with 13 students on board, WLWT5 reported. Substitute school bus...

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

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

Woman Sentenced in Fatal 2018 Indiana School Bus Crash Files Appeal

Alyssa Shepherd is appealing her conviction and resulting four-year prison sentence for illegally passing a stopped school bus and killing three siblings and injuring...

Student Brings Unloaded Gun onto Louisiana School Bus

A 7-year-old student brought an unloaded gun onto a Baker, Louisiana school bus on Friday, reported WBRZ2. Another student reportedly noticed the situation and...

Michigan School Bus Crash Causes School Power Outages

No one was injured following a school bus crash in Jackson, Michigan, but the bus was knocked into a utility pole that caused power...
A sheet of ice, believed to have come off of the roof of a box truck, struck a school bus windshield on Jan. 21 in Michigan. The bus driver and one student reported minor injuries. Twitter/Jenn Schanz

Michigan School Bus Hit With Sheet of Ice, Shatters Windshield

A Utica Community Schools bus in Shelby Township, Michigan was hit with a sheet of ice that shattered half its windshield, reported WXYZ Detroit....

Canadian Judge Orders Volkswagen to Pay Record $149.7 Million Fine

German vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen was ordered on Jan. 22 by a Canadian judge to pay a record penalty $196.5 million ($149.7 million U.S.), just...
Stock photo of the inside of a school bus.

School Bus Driver Leaves 4-Year-Old Girl On School Bus

A former Milwaukee, Wisconsin school bus driver is facing one count of neglecting a child after leaving a sleeping student onboard a school bus,...

February 2020

STN’s bus garage issue features articles about selecting maintenance software, being proactive when inspecting and maintaining fleets,...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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