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14-Year-Olds Accused Of Smashing 31 School Buses

AP | Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Police in Memphis say two 14-year-old boys used school buses for their own demolition derby. The buses are owned by Durham Services...

7-Year-Old Kicked Off School Bus, Forced To Wander Alone

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.30.2012 | Education

Amber Hobdy, a mother from Eagle Mountain, Utah, is outraged after her 7-year-daughter Kya was allegedly kicked off a school bus in an unfamiliar neig...

Four-Year-Old Locked In Stifling School Bus For 5 Hours

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.14.2012 | Education

Kizzy Emerson, a 4-year-old girl from Mansfield, Ohio, was accidentally locked inside a school bus for nearly six hours, WJW reports. “Her dad p...

Put the Brakes on School Bus Tragedies

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Across the nation, drivers illegally pass stopped school buses 13 million times each year; in Iowa, 138,600 times every year. If we cut that number, we'll reduce the number of children killed and injured by reckless drivers.

1 Dead, 15 Injured After School Bus Collides With Tractor-Trailer

AP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Education

ROCKWOOD, Pa. — A tractor-trailer collided with a school bus carrying about two dozen students and adults Wednesday in western Pennsylvania, kil...

38 Children Injured In Washington School Bus Rollover

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 05.12.2012 | Education

YAKIMA, Wash. — A school bus overturned Monday morning on a central Washington highway, injuring dozens of children, including three seriously, ...

Child, Bus Driver, Die In School Bus Crash

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.12.2012 | Education

A school bus transporting students to Lighthouse Charter School in Indianapolis, Ind., crashed into a train bridge at approximately 7:40 a.m. Monday, ...

Student Falls Out Of School Bus, Runs After It

Posted 03.05.2012 | Education

Mondays, right? No one knows better than this poor kid in China. Watch as the unsuspecting student falls out the back of the moving bus, and then p...

New Jersey School Bus Crash Kills 1, Injures 17

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education

CHESTERFIELD, N.J. — A dump truck collided with a bus carrying elementary schoolchildren on Thursday, killing an 11-year-old daughter of a state...

WATCH: Mom Saves Kids In Runaway School Bus

Posted 02.16.2012 | Parents

After a school bus driver suffered a seizure and lost control of the vehicle, Rhonda Carlsen hopped aboard the runaway bus and brought it to a stop on...

Driver Saves 6 From Flame-Engulfed School Bus

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.10.2012 | Education

Lindora Richardson, a 37-year-old school bus driver, managed to save six children before her bus erupted into flames yesterday in Charlotte, N.C., CNN...

Tractor-Trailer Crash Ejected Student Out School Bus, Sent 32 To Hospital

AP | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education

TEMPLE, Texas — A tractor-trailer clipped a school bus full of students Tuesday, flipping the bus onto its side and sending 32 people – 29...

10-Year-Old Boys Charged With Sexual Assault On School Bus, Could Get 40 Years

AP | By JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 01.10.2012 | Education

HOUSTON -- Houston police say two 10-year-old boys have been charged with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old boy on a school bus. The boys were arrest...

School Nixes $14 Million Award For Student Injured In Bus Crash

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | Education

FALLSINGTON, Pa. — A suburban Philadelphia school district said Tuesday that it's legally restricted to pay no more than $500,000 to a former hi...

School Bus Driver Allegedly Falls Asleep At Wheel On Highway

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.07.2011 | Education

After reportedly falling asleep while driving a school bus full of kids down a highway in Tacoma, Wash., the 65-year-old driver has been put on admini...

School Bus Crash Sends 20 To Hospital, Driver Suspected Of DUI

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Education

CHAPTICO, Md. — Authorities say 20 people have been treated at the hospital for injuries after a three-vehicle accident in southern Maryland inv...

School Bus Driver Accused Of DUI, Child Endangerment

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- A New Jersey bus driver has been charged with drunken driving after a middle school student texted home with "Mommy I think our bus dr...

State Budget Cuts Could Mean No More School Buses

AP | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education

SEATTLE -- The yellow school bus could become another victim of the Great Recession in some parts of Washington. Gov. Chris Gregoire doesn't want to ...

Students On School Bus Burned By Loose Radiator Hose

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | Education

LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. — A burst radiator hose on a school bus spewed hot anti-freeze, leaving 21 junior high students with burns or breathing p...

Family: Special Needs Student Locked, Alone, In School Bus For 3 Hours

Posted 12.21.2011 | Chicago

The grandmother of an autistic seventh grade Chicago Public School student reportedly left alone on a school bus for three hours is considering filing...

Mom Killed Directing School Bus

AP | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education

HINCKLEY, Ohio -- Police say a northeast Ohio woman standing in a street directing a school bus with her children on board has been hit and killed by ...

WATCH: Elderly School Bus Attendant Beat And Bit Student

Posted 12.13.2011 | Education

A surveillance video from a Florida school bus has surfaced that shows an elderly bus attendant beating and biting a student she says bullied her. ...

Dump Truck Hits School Bus, 2 Girls Injured

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Two girls getting on a bus for school Monday were injured when a dump truck rear-ended the vehicle in the Phoenix suburb of Glendal...

Kindergartener Delivered To Wrong Bus Stop Found 'Crying And Wandering'

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

Flaws in the oversight of a south suburban school district's bus route caused a Richton Park 5-year-old to have a traumatic first day of kindergarten....

The Mongol Rally: Zen and the Art of School Bus Maintenance

Grif Peterson | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

Will "spend a day with the mechanics in Dolpadere" ever make Lonely Planet's top 10 must see list for Istanbul? Absolutely not. That being said, the experience afforded us a unique sense of the city.