A 2016 Freightliner straight truck that was towing a trailer, rear-ended a school bus at an Indiana railroad stop, killing one student and sending several more to hospitals with non-life-threating injuries.
One child was pronounced dead and at least 45 other individuals were injured after their driver lost control of their bus, causing it to leave an Arkansas highway and overturn.
Student safety. It is the end-all-and-be-all of transportation management. Which is exactly why more districts are investing in technology that helps them to manage student ridership, and know exactly which students boarded and disembarked which vehicle, when, and where. Moreover, today’s parents have grown up with technology that provides them instant access to data, and they expect no less from their child’s transportation program.
A student in Buffalo, New York, left a note on college athlete Andrew Sipowicz’s car, after her school bus driver hit it and drove away.
The first school bus was a horse-drawn wagons around 1890. Then a motorized school bus was born in the early 1900s. These school buses were called “Kid Hacks.” The first all-metal school bus was built in 1930. During the 1930’s, more and more children were going to school, which meant more school buses were needed.