2003 Freightliner Thomas School Bus: The Opposite Lock Review

The school bus. A vehicle we all have spent hours of our lives on. This was the first step towards an education. A very frightening experience for any kindergartner. Walking up those three (then) big steps and entering this world of a (then) tall ceilinged vehicle full of blue seats and kids. » 8/27/13 8:03am 8/27/13 8:03am

Why Are Japanese School Buses So Much Better Than Our School Buses?

Remember going to school as a little kid? Specifically, think about that moment in the morning, waiting outside in the cold, barely awake and wondering if you actually did your math homework or just dreamed you did. Now picture seeing the school bus come lumbering down the street to collect you. What's the feeling in… » 2/04/13 4:00pm 2/04/13 4:00pm

Watch This School Bus Drift Around The High School Parking Lot

When I went to high school, schoolbuses were ubiquitously referred to as the cheesewagon or loser cruiser. And for good reason: they were the social equivalent of having a third nipple. But we didn't have a bus like the Nitro Bus. » 11/16/12 3:00pm 11/16/12 3:00pm

This Is The Woman Caught Driving Around A School Bus Holding Her…

Shena Hardin, the Ohio woman caught driving on the sidewalk to get around a schoolbus, had to carry out her punishment this week. » 11/13/12 4:00pm 11/13/12 4:00pm

The Lady Who Drove Around A Schoolbus On The Sidewalk Ordered To Wear…

Justice has been served to the Cleveland woman caught on video by a schoolbus driver as she drove on the sidewalk to get around the bus as children were climbing aboard. » 11/06/12 12:00pm 11/06/12 12:00pm

This School Bus-Dodging Asshat Was Busted By A Driver With A Camera…

School buses are festooned with flashing lights and stop signs and other devices for a reason — to make sure children don't get run over while the bus is stopped. » 9/14/12 10:00am 9/14/12 10:00am

This Is A School Bus Parked In Front Of A Porn Store

Either the driver of this Boston Public Schools bus is enjoying a fantastically laid-back lunch hour, or some kids in a Boston school district are on the coolest field trip ever. » 3/30/12 3:30pm 3/30/12 3:30pm

The View From A Bus As A Tornado Throws It Into A Building

This is surveillance footage of a school bus caught in the March 2nd Henryville, Ind. tornado. Through the back windows, you can clearly see the bus thrown into a nearby building. » 3/30/12 12:30pm 3/30/12 12:30pm

Man In Stolen School Bus Leads Police On Highway Pursuit

A man in an stolen School Bus lead Police on a probably not very high speed chase down Interstate 40 in New Mexico yesterday. After receiving calls of a school bus driving erratically early yesterday morning police in Grants, NM tracked down the offending vehicle around 6am. » 3/11/12 12:30pm 3/11/12 12:30pm

It's a school bus! It's a salt truck! No, it's both!

Demands to reduce the municipal budget in Findlay, Ohio have led officials to consider consolidating the city's aging vehicle fleet. Proposals apparently include this — a consolidated school bus and salt spreader, you know, to help ease traffic concerns on harsh winter mornings. » 11/18/11 1:30pm 11/18/11 1:30pm

Drunk woman steals special-needs bus in post-breakup crime spree

Amidst a bad breakup, a 22-year-old woman got drunk, stole a school bus and planned to drive it 3,000 miles to California. In Hollywood that would have been the plot of a feel-good date movie. » 10/26/11 4:30pm 10/26/11 4:30pm

Boys kicked off school bus for farting

A pair of boys in Canal Winchester, Ohio were kicked of a school bus for passing gas. It was the second time they'd disrupted the commute with their flatulence, which makes them repeat offenders. (H/T Slave2anMG) » 5/16/11 9:45am 5/16/11 9:45am

School Buses Testing Fingerprint Scanners

A new fingerprint scanning system is designed to make sure kids don't get let off at the wrong stop. Seems like a good idea. Privacy advocates, well, they're not so sure yet. » 10/31/10 4:30pm 10/31/10 4:30pm

Ten Cars To Drive Across The U.S.A.

When we drove from Manhattan to Detroit's Woodward Dream Cruise, it got us thinking about the Holy Grail of American road trips: all the way across the country. It has to be done, but behind the wheel of what? » 8/19/09 5:30pm 8/19/09 5:30pm

Drag-Racing "Cool Bus" Crashes In Texas

The one-of-a-kind exhibition drag-racing "Cool Bus," built by Ken Nelson, crashed at last month's O'Reilly Thunder Jam. Luckily, Ken was uninjured. Let's take a closer look at the "Cool Bus" and video of the crash. » 4/21/09 12:00pm 4/21/09 12:00pm

Florida Teen Suspended After Farting On The Bus

A bus driver in Lakeland, Florida suspended an eighth grade student after his recurring flatulence caused the other passengers uncontrollable disruptive laughter and filled the bus will a stench foul enough to make breathing unpleasant. » 3/24/09 3:00pm 3/24/09 3:00pm

Welding Two School Buses Together Makes A Fine Political Statement

Introducing the Topsy-Turvy School Bus. This, um... unique vehicle is the work of Tom Kennedy and Haideen Anderson, who managed to weld together two school buses with the purpose of delivering a political message. One has to be batshit-crazy to want to weld two school buses together, right? Not necessarily. This… » 3/03/08 12:15pm 3/03/08 12:15pm

Live the Life, In a School Bus Camper

We've all daydreamed about it at least a little. Thumbing our noses at the man, tossing out all our worldly possessions and hitting the open road for good, throwing caution to the wind. Then by accident you pick up an Auto Trader and flip to see page after page of dirt cheap Blue Bird school buses just waiting to… » 2/14/08 9:45am 2/14/08 9:45am

We Had it Right! Scots to Consider American-Style School Buses

In what is clearly a great moral victory for America in a time when victories are rare, akin perhaps to Kurt Russell's defeat of the soviet hockey team in that movie, Scotland has decided to invest in a technology that the U.S. of A. has been a leader in for decades: the big yellow school bus. Based on a study that… » 11/06/07 3:30pm 11/06/07 3:30pm