Updated: February 29, pm. Confusion, fainting, seizures a few signs of heat stroke. The bus driver was take off that route. Bossier Parish Public school says if you notice that have a talk with the bus driver and if that does not work talk to the school principal. Bossier Parish has school buses. The school system also changed the bus routes to try and eliminate long bus routes. This routing system makes sure we're taking the shortest trips possible," said Smith. The longer routes should have air conditioned buses and the shorter bus routes might not have air until the entire fleet is fully air conditioned.. I think it's awesome that they are actually hearing the concerns of parents and students," said Adams. All of the school bus drivers in Bossier Parish have been trained know what to do if they see a child dealing with symptoms of heat related illnesses.
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Especially on Tuesday night. My regular bus is the No. As I said it was hot. Even the glare of the sun in our workplace's baking carpark was painful and dust rose in the heated air. The bus depot, when I got there, was as cool and clean as a cathedral.
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With near-record temperatures this week, area students may find the bus ride home similar to roasting in an oven. School officials said they are monitoring the weather and taking precautions for student safety. The kids are allowed to bring water on board as well. There have been no reports of anyone succumbing to the heat while being transported by school bus. The temperature in metro Atlanta was near degrees by Tuesday afternoon, with highs well over 90 forecast for the rest of the week. Both districts have air conditioning on buses for special-needs students because many of them are medically fragile. Related story: How does federal school bus seat belt policy affect Georgia? Related story: More Georgia school buses using propane. Clayton County, with nearly half as many students as Fulton County, said all its school buses are air conditioned. Cost may be a factor.
Some of the worst experiences you can have on here. Drivers are either rude or no personality what so ever, buses are usually either late or never on time, machines on bus that dispense day passes or change cards always messing up, and not to mention the buses smell and are usually dirty. Top it off the bus schedule changed up because the city is too broke to keep them running regularly you have to make sure you get the right bus at the right time or you are walking. An of course their front office is incompetent as well. The buses are never on time and the upper management does not seem to care about the passengers.