Out-of-control car kills student at bus stop ... Utah district revives bus safety training
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Out-of-control car kills 15-year-old at school bus stop

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the car was traveling too fast for conditions, and the driver lost control. The vehicle veered off of the road, fatally struck a teenager who was waiting for a school bus, struck a mailbox and then overturned.



Utah district revives student bus safety training following fatal accident

Jordan School District brought back a program that trains elementary school students in school bus safety basics after a 10-year-old student was fatally struck by a bus after getting off another bus in May. The district had ended the program in 2009 when it split.



Missouri district bus drivers train on dealing with active shooters

A retired Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper conducted the seminar for Parkway School District bus drivers. He discussed being aware of one’s surroundings, never opening the bus door to a stranger, and communication and verbal deflection techniques.




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Student shocked with stun gun after misbehaving on school bus

A freshman student of Garinger High School in North Carolina was allegedly “causing problems on the bus” when a school resource officer tried to talk the student down and then restrained him before using his stun gun. Police said the officer shocked the student after he cursed at the officer and tried to punch him.



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REI’s recessed camera designed to prevent head injuries

The supplier’s new camera extends 1 inch from the ceiling. Other features of the camera include adjustable viewing angles, high-resolution color and intelligent IR technology designed for viewing footage clearly day or night.



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