Dozens of School Bus Drivers Did Not Have Proper Permits Last Year

Dozens of School Bus Drivers Did Not Have Proper Permits Last Year

WWL-TV has been performing an on-going investigation into the problems with school bus safety in New Orleans. Part of their findings showed that even after three months into the school year, one out of every five school bus drivers did not have the proper permits. Yet the city and the schools are still dragging their …

Falling Debris Causes a Bus Fire

Falling Debris Causes a Bus Fire

Most car fires do not happen because of accidents. They happen due to mechanical and electrical failures. But a recent fire in a charter bus may have been caused by debris that fell off of another vehicle. Magnolia State Live reported on the incident. A fleet of charter buses was leaving New Orleans from a …

86% of Buses Pass Inspection

86% of Buses Pass Inspection

School bus problems have been in the news a lot lately in New Orleans after several accidents and inspection problems. The NOLA Schools Superintendent has given schools a deadline to pass new bus inspections. The Lens reported on the progress. The Superintendent’s office has reported that 86% of the district’s 647 buses have passed the …

Both Bus and Driver in Poor Condition

Both Bus and Driver in Poor Condition

The maintenance of school buses is a big concern right now for New Orleans. There have been several crashes that showed the problems with the current system. Here is an example from last month by WBRZ. At the bottom of the I-10 High Rise, a school bus overturned near Louisa Street. Nine students from James …