Kari Kounkel speaks about a tragic school bus crash, sharing her experiences in the aftermath. She offers unique insight into the circumstances, the business, and the emotion.  She conducts a pre-session interview prior to each presentation in order to customize her remarks to your group.

Unspoken Sorrow: Whispers From a Broken Heart recounts the story of the school bus accident that occurred in Monticello (MN) on April 10th, 1997. Attendees at all events receive a copy of the book in which you can read about how the terrible tragedy changed people’s lives so dramatically.

The App

Born in the aftermath of the 1997 fatal school bus crash, JAK the App focuses on minimizing risk, improving student safety, and maximizing efficiency using the most current technology, including GPS. JAK revolutionizes the school transportation industry, bringing safety to the forefront in a whole new way!

The 1997 fatal school bus crash changed Kari’s life completely, and increased her passion for school bus safety. Now, twenty years later, she is ready to share what she has learned through this new inspiring and thought-provoking book, speaking opportunities, and a new product that will revolutionize the transportation industry.