The truck driver who allegedly crashed into a school bus in Singleton last year, killing a 9-year-old boy, has had his charges read today.

Daniel Ronald Henessy, who was not required to enter a plea and was not present at the Singleton Court today, has been charged for dangerous driving causing death and having a prescribed concentration of illicit drugs in his system.

The case has been adjourned until May 8, where it will be heard at the Local Court in Newcastle.