Storm knocks tree onto bus ... School bus veteran to retire
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Tree falls on bus in storm, no one hurt

Ray Johnson, a bus driver for Longview (Wash.) School District #122, was driving on a rural road with four students on board when strong winds knocked a tree on top of the bus. He was able to call for help in time and students were safely transferred to another bus.



School bus veteran, alt-fuel advocate Jerry Rineer to retire

Rineer, who has more than 40 years of experience in school transportation, has become a “go-to guy” for colleagues across the country who are interested in alternative fuels.



PHOTOS: Highlights from Jerry Rineer and Lower Merion School District

Pupil transportation veteran Jerry Rineer will retire at the end of December 2014. Here's a handful of interesting photos of Rineer, his staff and family, and a recent trip to India.




School bus slides, strikes pregnant woman

A Buffalo, New York, woman was struck by the bus and pinned between her car and the bus. The driver was maneuvering between two cars parked on opposite sides of a narrow, slippery street.




All-Star Transportation acquires Connecticut contractor

With the purchase of Worhunsky Corp., school bus operator All-Star adds about 120 vehicles to its fleet of more than 700.



School bus crossing light allowed in Colorado

Colorado becomes the seventh state to allow Gardian Angel, which uses a white flood light to illuminate the path for students to cross the street.



DEF transfer system designed for long haul

Innovative Products of America’s DEF Transfer System is constructed of all DEF-rated components with corrosion-resistant fittings for a long-term transfer solution, according to the supplier.



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