The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) has an initiative that encompasses School Bus Safety. When a Deputy observes a school bus is transporting students to and from school, if calls permit, they will follow that school bus for a period of time. Their... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE — To a resurgent pandemic and a divisive debate over masks, add one more looming issue facing Florida’s public schools this August: More than 450,000 students may head back to school without full-time, certified teachers in their classrooms, according to the latest findings... Read More.
Children in Florida head back to school and buses will be back on the roads! Here is your friendly reminder of when to stop. If you are traveling on a two-lane or multi-lane highway WITHOUT a dirt, grass or barrier median, you MUST STOP.... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE CONSIDERING A FARE INCREASE FOR SCAT BUSES AND THE CLOSING OF SOME LIBRARIES ON SUNDAYS AS WAYS TO CUT A BUDGET THAT NEEDS ABOUT $140 MILLION DOLLARS TRIMMED FROM IT. THE SECOND OF THREE BUDGET WORKSHOPS WAS HELD WEDNESDAY, AND... Read More.
A CAB DRIVER WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT IN NORTH PORT TUESDAY AFTERNOON. NORTH PORT POLICE SAY 50 YEAR OLD MARK ALEXANDER OF SARASOTA WAS DRIVING A SCAT BUS AND WAS STOPPED AT THE RED LIGHT ON TAMIAMI TRAIL IN FRONT OF THE... Read More.
SEVEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN A VAN COLLIDED WITH A BUS IN VENICE YESTERDAY. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 61 YEAR OLD WILLIAM SEABORNE OF ST. PETERSBURG WAS NORTHBOUND ON US 41 JUST SOUTH OF WOODMERE PARK BOULEVARD JUST AFTER 2PM WHEN... Read More.
NO ONE WAS INJURED WHEN A SCHOOL BUS WAS HIT BY A VAN IN ENGLEWOOD MONDAY. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 76 YEAR OLD JANET STRICKDORN OF NORTH PORT WAS STOPPED FOR THE SIGNAL ON SOUTH MCCALL ROAD AT PINE STREET JUST... Read More.
AUTHORITIES SAY SIX STUDENTS WERE INJURED IN A SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT IN PUNTA GORDA. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 52 YEAR OLD GAYLA SOBIECH OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS STOPPED FACING WEST ON WEST BOUND GULF COURSE BOULEVARD JUST AFTER 3PM YESTERDAY. SHE THEN PULLED... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A CRASH INVOLVING A SCHOOL BUS AND A BICYCLE IN VENICE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AT CENTER ROAD AND US 41 JUST AFTER 3:30PM. THE BUS WAS TRANSPORTING STUDENTS FROM AMI KIDS OF SARASOTA COUNTY, FORMERLY GULF COAST... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY AREA TRANSIT WILL IMPLEMENT SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO SOME OF ITS ROUTES AND SCHEDULES BEGINNING TOMORROW. THE COUNTY SAYS THE CHANGES WILL IMPROVE FREQUENCY CONNECTION OPTIONS IN VENICE, NORTH PORT, AND ENGLEWOOD. THE CHANGES INCLUDE THE ROUTE 26 VENICE CONNECTOR, WHICH WILL MERGE... Read More.