Driver allegedly left special-needs kids on hot bus ... First Student transports 10,000 for Special Olympics

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Monday, August 04, 2014
Driver allegedly left special-needs kids alone on bus without air conditioning

Two Vernon (N.J.) Township Schools students, ages 7 and 9, are found after having been trapped inside the bus for more than 45 minutes with the windows up. The driver may face criminal charges, including endangering the welfare of a child and endangering the welfare of an incompetent person.

First Student transports 10,000 Special Olympics participants

The school bus contractor provided shuttle service for the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in New Jersey. Hundreds of school bus drivers transported athletes, coaches and spectators to various venues.

6 special-needs students suffer minor injuries in bus crash

The Atlantic County (N.J.) Special Services School District elementary school students, three of whom are in wheelchairs, and two adults, are taken to the hospital after a collision between their school bus and a truck last month. The driver of the truck stopped at an intersection but proceeded through it without making sure it was clear when the truck was struck by the school bus.

Collins Bus names new dealer in Canada

The Bus Centre is now the authorized dealer for Collins/Corbeil Type A buses in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Trans Tech Bus adds 2 new dealers, Altoona-tests SST model

The Type A school bus manufacturer appoints two new dealers for the Canadian market and announces that its complete product line is now available in Canada. Meanwhile, Trans Tech’s SST school bus goes through Altoona STURAA testing, with results including an average miles per gallon of 9.60.

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