School Bus Expert Witness Testifies in Fatal Bus Crash Trial

Defense attorneys tried to discredit the expert witness testifying in the manslaughter trial of a former Pasadena school bus driver who ran over and killed a 9-year-old girl in August 2005.

Attorneys Schneider and Fickman questioned school bus expert witness Carlisle Beasley who testified that there are no blind spots on a school bus if a driver has properly adjusted mirrors and is “doing his job.” Pictures from the day of the incident showed the mirrors “aren’t properly adjusted,” said Ms. Beasley, who worked for 34 years as the transportation director for Nashville schools as reported in the Houston