"I think we got a pretty decent deal," said Emma LaFave, who along with her husband, purchased a nearly 20-year-old bus.
The Jefferson County Public School's Twitter page confirmed that the crash occurred on Tuesday morning.
The driver has purportedly been "released."
Students began screaming moments before a car rammed into the passenger side, hurling them through the air and flipping the bus over.
"Now my dog isn't lonely at home and can have fun with all her friends all day," owner Mireya Bustamante told Newsweek.
The 1976 crime, which had 27 victims, is considered the largest kidnapping in United States history.
Jay Leo told Newsweek that he saw the vehicle behind him as he was stopping at the children's house with his red lights flashing.
Several students and two adults suffered non-life-threatening injuries and a reunification center was established for parents to pick up their kids.
The training was offered at no cost to those bus drivers who were interested in working as substitute teachers in between their routes.
A Minneapolis school bus driver was shot in the head Wednesday while three children were on the bus, but is expected to survive.
Parents and school administrators can track students on their route homes and view profiles of the drivers.
In an effort to battle the staffing shortage, the Departments of Transportation and Education will allow states to waive portions of the applicant test.
Thankfully, none of the 30 to 40 children on the bus were injured when the driver drove off the roadway and crashed a sign.
The suspected driver of the stolen school bus was taken into custody Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
Desiree Goodson said, "I just want my son back," after 14-year-old Samir Jefferson was fatally shot 18 times waiting for the bus after school.
"Kids have concussions, bloody noses, hurt necks and backs, and headaches," the caption of the video alleged.
The bus carried members of a high school band when it was struck by a pickup truck reportedly driving in the wrong direction, killing at least three people.
"I want all three of them in jail," the bus driver said.
Up to 20 vehicles were reportedly damaged by the chase and several people have come forward with minor injuries.
The conflict began when TikToker and mom @cassahfrass1 asked the school bus driver "not to yell at [her] kids."
"We could have driven him, but he wanted to do something different and something unique," said the student's father Jason Smith.
Troops have been brought in to battle a "severe" and "desperate" bus driver shortage to prevent transportation chaos at the start of another school year.
"I want to be very clear: This type of behavior is unacceptable and it will not be tolerated," said the school district's superintendent.
Prior to the first day, the Boston school bus drivers' union said the 2021-2022 school year was "by far the worst fiasco we've witness in our careers."
An architecture grad student bought the 1995 bus back in 2020, and immediately set about turning the space into a luxurious and sustainable home.
Several other school districts across the nation are also experiencing a shortage of bus drivers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
"Just to be able to act that quickly and selflessly. It takes incredible courage for kids to act like that so young," said Superintendent Tim Webster.
COVID-19 along with hiring practices has wreaked havoc on the extended hiring of bus drivers which is causing widespread issues as in-person classes resume for millions of students.