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Hands-free better than handheld for drivers

Using a handheld cellphone while driving is dangerous, but using a hands-free device is not as bad, because distraction risk is lower.

Reality-based drivers’ ed may help reduce risk

A supplemental course teaches kids the real consequences that come from making dangerous decisions while behind the wheel.

New Amtrak train derails, killing 3

A train derailment in Washington caused some transportation issues for local schools and major tragedy in the lives of Amtrak commuters.

4 students die in French bus-train accident

A passenger train hit a school bus in the south of France Thursday, killing 4 students and injuring about 20 others, some critically.

Man sentenced who caused band student’s death

A man who drunkenly killed a band student hours after she performed in the finals at Grand Nationals was sentenced today.

Bus from Philly overturns in Harford Co.

Several students were hurt when a bus taking them from Philadelphia to Washington overturned Monday morning in an I-95 traffic accident.

Minor injuries at a bus crash in Glen Burnie

A bus crash in Glen Burnie, Md., resulted in injuries to 6 children and 2 adults Friday. All injuries were minor.

Obituary: Aurora Rohrer; car crash on a slick road

A 16-year-old passenger was killed in a car crash on slick roads in Wyoming on Feb. 4. She was a dancer, a journalist, a friend, and a little sister.

5 injured in Md. school bus-car accident

A minor traffic accident in Charles County, Md., resulted in a rollover for the school bus involved. The 3 people on board, including a student, were injured.

Should IL require seat belts on school buses?

A few lawmakers in IL wonder whether it would be effective to require large school buses to come equipped with seat belts. Would it save lives?