School bus drivers http://kplu.org en Union Says Seattle School Bus Driver Strike A 'Serious Possibility' http://kplu.org/post/union-says-seattle-school-bus-driver-strike-serious-possibility <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The union that represents school bus drivers in Seattle says there’s a “serious possibility” &nbsp;that the drivers could go out on strike.</span></p><p>Six months have passed since the drivers voted to unionize, and they’re still working without a contract, having failed to negotiate one with First Student, a company headquartered in Cincinnati.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 13111 at http://kplu.org Union Says Seattle School Bus Driver Strike A 'Serious Possibility' Teen wakes up sleeping bus driver in Washington http://kplu.org/post/teen-wakes-sleeping-bus-driver-washington <p>TACOMA, Wash. &mdash; An alert Washington state teenager likely prevented an accident when he woke up a sleeping bus driver who had nodded off at the wheel while entering an Interstate 5 onramp in Tacoma.</p><p>A surveillance camera on the school bus recorded 17-year-old Emmanuel Williams jump from his seat and rush to the front of the bus after seeing the driver&#39;s head go down.</p><p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 20:41:48 +0000 The Associated Press 3398 at http://kplu.org