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Kansas Survey Tallies 10 Student Deaths in Bus Zones; More Are Reported PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 14:24

Ten students were killed in the school bus loading and unloading zone during the 2013-2014 school year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kansas State Department of Education. Five children were struck by a school bus and five by passing motorists.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 12:32
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Suspect Identified in Bus Stop Accident That Killed 12-Year-Old Girl PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 09:43

Twelve-year-old Jazmin Hernandez of Glenwood, Arkansas was hit Monday afternoon when a vehicle failed to yield to her stopped school bus, and died the following day. The driver of the sports utility vehicle was identified Wednesday as Dwight L. Moody, 88, of Delight.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014 10:15
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NYAPT Reports Nearly 18K Drivers Illegally Passed School Buses in 1 Day PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:12

Last week there were no reported student fatalities around school buses or bus stops during National School Bus Safety Week, which is welcome news after recent tragedies in Arkansas and Florida. To raise awareness of unsafe driving around school buses and bus stops, the New York Association for Pupil Transportation conducted a one-day survey of illegal bus passing on Oct. 21.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:18
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Speakers at School Shootings Symposium Urge Bus Driver Training PDF Print E-mail
Written by Art Gissendaner   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:37

PHOENIX - School bus drivers should be trained to recognize abrupt personality changes and other aberrant behavior in their riders to help prevent the gun violence plaguing school campuses from spilling over onto school buses.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:42
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Webinar Teaches Key Steps to Take in Developing Emergency Evacuation Plans PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:20

A webinar on school bus evacuation planning emphasized that no students, especially those with disabilities or special needs, should ever be put on a school bus unless transportation staff knows how to get them to safety in the event of an emergency.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:28
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