School Bus Safety

Read: Student Transportation honored for anti-bullying efforts

Student Transportation honored for anti-bullying efforts

29 Children Hospitalized After Bus Accident

Bus Camera Captures Sex Assault of 8-Year-Old Boy By Peers

Read: Specific Special-Needs Evacuations: OI

Specific Special-Needs Evacuations: OI

Students with osteogenesis imperfecta have bones that break easily. In spite of the urgency of a school bus evacuation, these passengers must be moved slowly and carefully.

Read: Evacuating Special Needs Students: TBI & Near Drowning

Evacuating Special Needs Students: TBI & Near Drowning

Students who have suffered a traumatic brain injury or near drowning will require close physical safeguards and assistance in a bus evacuation. The commotion could set off a seizure.

Read: How to Optimize Background Checks

How to Optimize Background Checks

Officials say it is important to conduct both federal and state checks, as well as monitor applicants’ driving records. Pupil transporters discuss their operations’ hiring policies and procedures, which include contacting previous employers, and also share suggestions on ways the industry could protect itself against undesirable candidates who move from state to state.

1 Dead, 4 Injured in University Bus Crash

Read: How to Evacuate Students With SMA

How to Evacuate Students With SMA

Part 3 of this series focuses on spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which is a group of inherited diseases that cause progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. Knowing how to carry passengers with this condition on an evacuation device and including a nurse in training drills will help to ensure their safety.

9-Year-Old School Bus Rider Hurls Chair at Deputy

Read: Special-Needs Evacuations: DMD

Special-Needs Evacuations: DMD

Part 2 of this series focuses on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which causes deterioration of muscle tissue in boys. Knowing how to lift these passengers properly is critical for a safe emergency exit from the bus.

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