With the school year finally winding down, parents won't be telling their kids to hurry up and finish breakfast so that they don't miss the school bus. For the next few months, the big yellow buses that are a staple on the roads nine months out of the year will be far scarcer.
Recently, some students from the neighboring state of Indiana were injured en route to Kentucky for a school field trip. Two dozen kids from Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Clark County, Indiana, were en route from their school to the Churchill Downs Museum in Louisville, a popular field trip destination for many schools in the area.
Newly found footage from a terrible school bus crash that occurred more than six decades ago in Floyd County has surfaced after a resident of Louisville donated the film that was shot by his grandfather in the days following the accident.
It's tragic to see on the news another deadly accident involving a church bus. But there is no denying that there have been some horrific accidents involving church members riding a bus to and from day outings and longer trips.
It's been a bad month for bus accidents. Already in December, there have been three unrelated, fatal collisions involving school or charter buses ferrying kids to school-related activities and events. The three separate bus wrecks occurred in Indiana, Illinois and Arkansas.
Have you ever taken a long-distance bus trip? For many years, the phrase "leave the driving to us" was part of the slogan for a well-known motorcoach company in the United States.
Riding a Greyhound bus is an economical way to get to one's destination and get the opportunity to see other parts of the country as well. Sadly, in some cases, this kind of mass transit can be deadly.
This month marked the 30th anniversary of one of Kentucky's deadliest accidents — the church bus collision in Carroll County.
The weather outside was icy, and those conditions clearly contributed to the multi-vehicle pile-up at mile marker 71 that occurred this week in Bonnieville on I-65 in Hart County. The wrecks closed all of the interstate's southbound lanes on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at approximately 9:30 a.m.
An accident in Garrison involving a school bus left some students with minor injuries, The Lewis County Herald reported. According to the newspaper, the bus was hit broadside by a truck earlier this week in Lewis County.