Iowa school bus safety

Iowa's school bus laws, safety education, tragic accidents and research

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  1. March 12, 2012 - No injuries, extensive property damage reported when bus hits West Des Moines home.
  2. February, 28, 2013 - Three adults killed when their car crashed into a school bus near Muscatine.
  3. Jan. 4, 2013 - Report shows enforcement of Kadyn's law is lacking
  4. Oct. 25, 2012 - Driver safely pulls bus to side of road after plywood pierces windshield
  5. Oct. 8, 2012 - Paul Huber, 74, a Cedar Rapids bus driver, was ticketed for failure to yield after he caused an accident while returning from his morning route. No students were on the bus. 
  6. Oct. 11, 2012 - Boyden-Hull school bus involved in crash after bus driver failed to yield to a stop sign
  7. Sept. 22, 2012 - Six students were injured following a two-vehicle crash involving an Independence Community school bus. An SUV driving by a woman from Hiawatha clipped the back end of the bus, causing the crash.  
  8. July 18, 2012 - Three children and one adult were taken to area hospitals after a school bus rear-ended a van near Ankeny. 
  9. Jan. 11, 2011 - Shawna Beitz, 30, of Hopkinton, lost control of her car, it crossed the center line and then hit a Monticello school bus south of Sand Springs in Delaware County. Four students on the bus were taken to the hospital. 
  10. Sept. 8, 2011 - A Clinton school bus was struck on the passenger side by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the car was killed. The bus driver and a monitor on the bus were injured. 
  11. Dec. 19, 2011 - Two children were injured when one school bus rear-ended another in Riceville. Report says driver was traveling too fast for frosty road conditions.  
  12. Dec. 7, 2011 - Van collides with Mount Pleasant school bus, injuring six students. Van hit an ice patch.