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10 killed in #schoolbus danger zone last school year:

Ten students lost their lives in loading and unloading accidents around school buses in the U.S. in the 2013-14 school year, a new report reveals. The Kansas State Department of Education’s latest national survey of school bus danger zone fatalities found that six students were killed by passing vehicles, and four were fatally struck by their own bus. The total of 10 fatalities in 2013-14 is up slightly from the previous school year, in which there were nine such deaths . Of the four students who were killed by their own school bus in the 2013-14 school year, three were struck at the front of the bus, and one was struck at the back. Three of those accidents involved Type C school buses, and one involved a Type D bus. The loading/unloading report is compiled annually by the Kansas State Department of Education’s School Bus Safety Education Unit. It is a collection of fatali...

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