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School Bus Safety

Read: New Jersey Adopts New School Bus Safety Laws

New Jersey Adopts New School Bus Safety Laws

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a series of bills to improve school bus safety and school bus drivers after a deadly crash earlier this year.

Read: 47 Injured After Bus Carrying UW Marching Band Rolls Over

47 Injured After Bus Carrying UW Marching Band Rolls Over

Local residents and a rival marching band lent their support following the Thanksgiving Day crash that is being attributed to icy road conditions.

Read: 4 Kids Hit By Truck While Boarding Indiana School Bus, 3 Killed, 1 Injured

4 Kids Hit By Truck While Boarding Indiana School Bus, 3 Killed, 1 Injured

The pickup truck failed to stop for the school bus that had out its stop sign as well as emergency lights blinking while four children crossed the road.

Read: Mesquite ISD Bus Flips and Catches on Fire Leaving One Student Dead

Mesquite ISD Bus Flips and Catches on Fire Leaving One Student Dead

The bus crash took place in an area that was known to be dangerous, where almost 70 over crashes have occurred in the past eight years.

Read: N.J. School Bus Driver Charged in Crash That Killed 2, Injured 43

N.J. School Bus Driver Charged in Crash That Killed 2, Injured 43

The school bus driver’s record shows 14 license suspensions and 16 driving violations, although none bar him from driving a school bus in New Jersey.

Read: How to Identify Nonverbal Indicators of Violence

How to Identify Nonverbal Indicators of Violence

Keeping an eye out for these types of actions and stopping a student before a situation escalates will enable school staff to maintain a safe environment.

Read: 2 Dead, 43 Injured After N.J. School Bus Collides with Dump Truck

2 Dead, 43 Injured After N.J. School Bus Collides with Dump Truck

The school bus driver, who was transporting passengers from East Brook Middle School, made an illegal U-turn on a busy roadway after missing an exit.

Read: Tenn. School Bus Driver Convicted in Crash That Killed 6 Students

Tenn. School Bus Driver Convicted in Crash That Killed 6 Students

Prosecutors claim the driver was speeding and using his cell phone when the school bus drifted into oncoming traffic before hitting a pole and wrapping around a tree.

Read: Middle Schooler Drives School Bus After Driver Suffers Medical Emergency

Middle Schooler Drives School Bus After Driver Suffers Medical Emergency

A 13-year-old Texas student took over behind the wheel while another student talked to police on the phone and comforted younger passengers.

Read: Inspection Records Sealed in Deadly Iowa School Bus Fire

Inspection Records Sealed in Deadly Iowa School Bus Fire

The last three years’ worth of inspection records of a school bus that crashed and caught firing, killing two, have been sealed by the state of Iowa.

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