school bus http://wamc.org en NY Police Enforcing School Bus Safety Law http://wamc.org/post/ny-police-enforcing-school-bus-safety-law <p>Law enforcement officers across New York state are participating in a crackdown on motorists who illegally pass school buses when they're picking up or dropping off students.</p><p>State troopers, sheriff's deputies and local police officers are taking part Thursday in Operation Safe Stop. They'll be following behind school buses in marked and unmarked patrol vehicles on selected bus routes that have a history of illegal passing complaints.</p><p>Motorists caught passing stopped school buses will be issued tickets.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:55:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 87389 at http://wamc.org NY Police Enforcing School Bus Safety Law VT Bus Driver Accused of Drinking on the Job http://wamc.org/post/vt-bus-driver-accused-drinking-job <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles says a school bus driver is facing a charge of negligent operation accusing him of drinking alcoholic beverages while transporting school children. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 03:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 76703 at http://wamc.org VT Bus Driver Accused of Drinking on the Job Chaos Expected As NYC School Bus Drivers Strike; 152,000 Students Affected http://wamc.org/post/chaos-expected-nyc-school-bus-drivers-strike-152000-students-affected It's been a rough morning for many parents and their children in New York City, where about 8,000 school bus drivers and monitors have gone on strike — meaning about 152,000 students had to get to school some other way.<p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/17/nyregion/new-york-school-bus-drivers-go-on-strike.html?partner=rss&amp;emc=rss&amp;smid=tw-nytimes&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">According to<em> The New York Times</em></a>:<p><blockquote><p>"Across the city, parents hustled through the rain with children by their sides, with normal daily routines in turmoil and widespread concern about Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:16:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 55835 at http://wamc.org Chaos Expected As NYC School Bus Drivers Strike; 152,000 Students Affected