Stories tagged: school bus
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 4:03 P.M.
Washington, other states eye school bus seat belts
A bill that would require school buses to have seat belts is being considered by lawmakers in Washington, one of more than a dozen states where school seat belt measures …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 7:48 A.M.
School bus with 23 students on board overturns in Virginia
Police in Virginia say a school bus with 23 students on board overturned in Dinwiddie County.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 10:04 A.M.
Whitefish school bus overturns on icy road
There were no serious injuries when a Whitefish School District bus slid off an icy road and overturned on its side in northwest Montana.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 7:57 A.M.
School bus carrying 19 swerves to avoid deer, overturns
Elementary school students in eastern North Carolina are being treated for injuries after their school bus overturned when the driver said he swerved to avoid deer that ran in front …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 2:34 P.M.
Feds: Put seat belts on school buses to save kids’ lives
The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday re-emphasized the agency’s call for seat belts on school buses in the aftermath of a crash in Chattanooga that …
UPDATED: MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 4:08 P.M.
Official: Six dead in Chattanooga elementary school bus crash
Six people were killed Monday when a Chattanooga school bus with 35 young children aboard crashed, turned on its side and wrapped around a tree, according to the district attorney.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 3:49 P.M.
Rathdrum school bus hit by car; five children have minor injuries
Five schoolchildren from Betty Kiefer Elementary School received minor injuries Thursday afternoon when an SUV slammed into the back of their school bus near Rathdrum. None of the kids was …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 7:06 P.M.
Baltimore school bus driver had traffic violation history
The Baltimore school bus driver who died along with five others in a collision with a commuter bus was found at fault in three traffic-related cases in the last eight …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 7:11 A.M.
NTSB to probe 2-bus crash that killed at least 6 Baltimore
A school bus, blocks away from its first stop Tuesday morning, rear-ended a car, then ricocheted off a roadside pillar into an oncoming commuter bus in a crash that killed …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016, 7:29 P.M.
Man who followed school bus arrested after high-speed chase near Pinehurst
A man was arrested Wednesday after appearing to follow a school bus and then leading Shoshone County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase.
FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
Airway Heights mayor downplays ‘minor’ school bus accident
Airway Heights Mayor Patrick Rushing suspects politics are behind increased interest in a noninjury crash involving a school bus he drove in January. “You know the saying, ‘Hold your friends …
SATURDAY, NOV. 1, 2014
Punctual cat greets Libby Center students before, after school
Humming school buses often alert a fuzzy feline it’s time to take his post on the sidewalk, gathering strokes, scratches, a few cuddles and likely a treat, too, from students …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014, 2:39 P.M.
Stevens County students sent to hospital after bus crash
An early morning slide off sent eight students of the Mary Walker School District in Stevens County to the hospital, according to district administrators.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013, 3:49 P.M.
No students injured in school bus collision
No students were injured in a collision between a car and a school bus in Deer Park this morning.
SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2012
Colleagues stand by dismissed bus driver
Video footage of a Spokane school bus driver repeatedly forcing a special-needs kindergartner into his seat has cost the man his job. The firing this month has sparked uproar among …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012, 10:30 A.M.
Children injured in Wash. school bus rollover
Three children were seriously injured when a school bus overturned today near the central Washington city of Quincy, authorities said.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
Vocal Point: Bus cameras a safety issue for pupils
It’s only a matter of chance that children aren’t struck by passing cars each day as they step on or off school buses. The law in Washington is pretty simple: …
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011, 10:32 A.M.
Icy roads lead to two school bus crashes
Going too fast for conditions was blamed this morning for a pair of crashes involving school buses on opposite sides of Spokane.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16, 2009, 8:14 A.M.
Slick roads trip up drivers
One passenger on a school bus suffered a cut in an accident this morning in the Newman Lake area, fire officials said.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, 2009, 8:52 A.M.
Coeur d’Alene woman arrested after bus accident
A drunken driver slammed into a school bus filled with children Wednesday, but no one was injured, according to the Idaho State Patrol.
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009, 12:53 P.M.
All children injured in crash released from hospital
Everyone injured in a rear-end collision this morning between two city-owned vans in northeast Spokane has been released from hospitals, officials said.
SATURDAY, AUG. 9, 2008
Schools mapping out savings
Burdened with a fleet of buses whose fuel mileage is measured in single digits, school districts are looking for ways to shave the miles they drive. Every time diesel increases …