SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
May 21, 2019
NTSB: Driver Medical Event Caused Fatal Alabama Charter Bus Crash

A National Transportation Safety Board report states that the fatal 2018 crash that killed the bus driver and injured several passengers was caused by the driver suffering from an unknown medical event.

Teen Motorist Strikes 2 Students After Passing School Bus

The 18-year-old Ohio motorist admits to hitting the students and fleeing the scene. She faces several charges, including failing to stop after an accident and passing a stopped school bus, police say.

California District Impacted by Wildfires Receives Donations of School Bus Camera Systems

Paradise Unified School District accepts donations of 14 new school bus video surveillance systems and installation services after sustaining damage to some of its schools and buses during last year's Camp Fire.

Going Beyond Alt-Fuel Buses to Go Green

Minimizing idling, maximizing tires and fuel, and recycling some shop supplies are inexpensive green strategies that transportation departments can easily implement at their operations.

Reminder: Enter School Bus Fleet’s Photo Contest

Two winners will each receive a $100 cash prize. Entries must be received by Friday, June 14, 2019.

Missouri Driver Evacuates Students From School Bus Fire

The driver with KC Premier Transportation is able to safely evacuate students from the bus after it breaks down and catches fire under the hood.

Nevada Bill Addressing Electric School Bus Funding Advances

Lawmakers pass Senate Bill 299, which would make school districts eligible for funds covering 75% of the cost of buying electric buses or installing the charging infrastructure. The bill heads to the governor’s desk.

 

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