The Driver and the Eclipse

Schools across the nation went and edited their days so the eclipse that happens once every hundred years or so in our region could be accounted for! A wide range of things occurred that day. Driver of most companies stayed off the road to ensure safety, schools altered their days to reflect half days, cancellations, […]

Child Dies in Daycar Van

Heat stroke is a killer.  People like to laugh and kid around about heatstroke being a “meh” sickness. It is not “meh,” it is deadly. Although this is not strictly school bus related it does come in to partial play.  Schools do not always use school buses to transport children to and from school. A […]

And the Winner is……

The Cigma Well Being Award goes to Chicago-based school bus company Cook-Illinois Corporation!!!!! Cigna is a global company and cites the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistic that employers lose over $225 million annually because of employee health problems and they created the Well-Being Award to showcase employer who go above and beyond! Cook […]

Wheel Chair Security

Last year I covered an incident where a handicapped girl in a wheel tipped over and smacked her head on the seat next to her. She then rode tipped over for three minutes until the driver reached her home. At which point the driver and aide righted her and helped her off. Her mother is […]

NASDPTS Releases New Passing Survey Results

The new illegal passing survey done for the previous year has been realeased. This surgery is put on by  the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services  and its full results can be found here. It tells us how many states take the survey, how many drivers reported, how many times they were illegally […]

Hello World!

When I made my first web page, it was a simple html one-page document that said, basically, “hello, world!” So, today, I’m back with a new “Hello, World!” post. In the two years since my first “hello,” I have created many sophisticated web-based applications, and learned how to use advanced html, javascript, css, php, and […]

Ohio Safety Plate

Ohio has recently passed bill 207 making a school bus safety license plate available state wide! This plate features a picture of a school bus with flashing lights and states that we need to stop for them. The plate allows for new level of school bus awareness for the public! I think this is a […]

Chattanooga: New Charges for Walker!

Update!!! Walker, who drove and crashed a school bus in Chattanooga Tennessee last November is facing new charges in his trial. Acording to reports Walker faces six counts of vehicular homicide, charges of reckless aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and using a portable electronic device as a bus driver. He is a deplorable example of […]

A Florida Man Steals a Bus

Holmes county sheriff department was led on a wildgoose chase a few days ago when a local mans crime spree took a violent turn! The suspect (whose original reason for fleeing was not stated) first encountered and injured a man in his home with a hammer while trying to steal his car. Upon this initial […]

Fort Worth Collision

Quick and Dirty: A 40 year old women was driving and turned down a street going the wrong way. She immediatly collided head on with the school bus! She was brought to he hospital with severe injuries. Only one child on the bus was brought to the hospital with minor injuries while 11 other ps […]