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School Bus Crash in Wichita Falls

September 24, 2015

Last week, there was a collision involving a car and a school bus in Wichita Falls. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened at Wayne Avenue and Midwestern Parkway. Prior to the crash, the bus was leaving Barwise with students on board. Although minor injuries were reported, nobody was transported to the hospital…

School Bus Driver Arrested For DUI

April 24, 2015

Earlier this week, a school bus driver in southeast Oklahoma City was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) after crashing into at least five different cars. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the wrecks happened somewhere between I-35 and Robinson, on SE 15th Street. Thankfully, no students were on the bus at the time…

Mansfield ISD School Bus Overturns

February 27, 2015

On Wednesday morning, a Mansfield Independent School District bus overturned in Grand Prairie. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened in the 5700 block of Lake Ridge Parkway at about 8:00 a.m. At the time of the wreck, there were three people aboard the school bus. There were two district employees and one…

Investigative Developments in NCTC Bus Crash

October 17, 2014

Two weeks ago, we reported on the fatal crash that took the lives of four students from North Central Texas College. They students, part of the women’s softball team, were headed back from a game against Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma. A tractor-trailer crossed the grassy center area of Interstate 35 and struck the bus…

Texas School Bus Crash Sends 12 Kids to Hospital

September 3, 2014

On Tuesday morning, a school bus crash sent 12 children to the hospital. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened near Farm-to-Market Road 879 and Ike Road. This one-vehicle crash occurred in Waxahachie, which is about 20 miles south of Dallas. For currently unknown reasons, the rear wheel of the bus left the…

Federal Government Oversight in Busing and Trucking Industries

November 9, 2013

A recent article by the Associated Press (AP) raises questions about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s failure to properly regulate the safety of busing and trucking industries. Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board are looking into bus and truck crashes that could have been prevented with proper federal inspections. The AP reports that…