The report showed 47 percent of buses failed and had to be taken off the road while an additional 12 percent failed for minor items that do not affect safety and need only be repaired within 30 days.
Several Kips Bay families are steeped in a school bus battle with the Department Of Education.
Frederick Flowers, 66, has been charged with five counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, five counts of endangering the welfare of a child, five counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of driving while intoxicated.
A mini school bus carrying children crashed into a house on Long Island Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just after 6 a.m. at the corner of East 21 Street and Church Avenue in Flatbush.
The school bus hit several cars, then struck a Q23 bus at the intersection of 108th Street and the Horace Harding Expressway in Corona. The driver of the school bus then tried to drive away, but was stopped a short time later, according to the MTA.
A school bus driver who was in a coma after being beaten by an angry motorist, died on Friday night.
The bus was traveling westbound on 87th when it was hit by the cab headed southbound on 150th, police said.
Carla Sebedra, who attends a day care center, was picked up at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, but was not dropped off at the usual time of 3:30 p.m.
A Queens school bus driver was arrested Thursday morning after a 2-year-old was left alone inside a parked bus, police said. Samantha Ramos was safely at home Thursday night, but her mother was still talking about what could have been.
It happened at the intersection of 31st Avenue and 54th Street in Woodside, Queens Tuesday night.
The family of three 11-year-old girls involved in a fatal school bus crash in southern New Jersey last week is offering thanks to all those who have supported them.
Authorities say 17 students were injured when a school bus collided with a dump truck, killing the daughter of a state trooper and critically injuring two other children.
Police say 57-year-old Milo Montavilla was in the crosswalk when he was hit and dragged several feet before being trapped underneath the bus.
Police say the bus was parked around 7th Avenue and 35th Street. When the fire began, thick black smoke-filled the area and flames shot out of the bus. No one was injured in the fire.