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Mississippi may toughen penalties for illegal bus passing
January 12, 2010
A new bill would require convicted offenders to pay fines of $500 to $5,000, and their driver’s license would be suspended for 30 days. The legislation is named after a 5-year-old who was killed while leaving his school bus last month.
Child hit by car at bus stop, pedal misapplication cited
December 11, 2009
Police said that the 82-year-old driver of the car that passed the school bus accidentally stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake as she approached. The kindergartner later died at the hospital.
New York program catches multiple illegal passes
October 23, 2009
State association reports that three school buses equipped with cameras recorded 46 occurrences of illegal passing in three school districts over a span of 40 school days....
Maine bicyclists barred from stop-arm running
July 1, 2009
AUGUSTA, Maine — A new state law will prohibit bicyclists from passing school buses that are stopped to load or unload students.

Gov. John Bald...

North Carolina governor signs bill on illegal bus passing
June 24, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — On Monday, Gov. Bev Perdue signed into law a bill that targets motorists who pass stopped school buses.

The Nicolas Adkins Sc...

U.K. bill seeks to bolster school bus safety
May 20, 2009
LONDON — Passing a stopped school bus would be outlawed, and school buses would have to be “brightly and distinctly coloured” under a bill introduced...
North Carolina bill targets motorists who pass stopped school buses
April 14, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. — A bill that is making its way through the North Carolina General Assembly would allow school districts to install cameras or video re...
Maine bill would bar bicyclists from running stop arms
April 14, 2009
AUGUSTA, Maine — State Sen. John Nutting has introduced a bill that would prohibit bicyclists from passing school buses that are stopped to load or unload students.
Indiana bill on illegal bus passing moves forward
March 16, 2009
A bill that would create harsher penalties for motorists who illegally pass school buses received approval from a state Senate committee last week.
Kansas district, Durham partner with police to stop illegal passing
February 18, 2009
MERRIAM, Kan. — Police officers from departments across the Shawnee Mission School District geographic area began riding on school buses earlier this...
Stop and smell the roses
November 1, 2008

Some people just can’t take a hint. Or even several hints.

A guy is cruising down the street in his shiny, silver sedan when, up ahead, he sees a...

Kansas police ride the school bus
October 29, 2008
Local police officers last week rode along with children in school buses in an effort to catch stop-arm runners.
PTSI issues PSA on illegal school bus passing
September 11, 2008
The Pupil Transportation Safety Institute (PTSI) has completed a public service announcement (PSA) that emphasizes the necessity for motorists to stop when a school bus’ red lights are flashing and its stop sign is extended.
New system offers comprehensive approach to student safety
August 1, 2008

TEMPE, Ariz. — An integrated safety solution from AlertStar Corp. will soon be operating on school buses around the state.

The system has three...

Rhode Island lawmakers call for digital video cameras on school buses
June 25, 2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Legislation is making its way through the Rhode Island General Assembly that would authorize school districts statewide to operate...
New York bus tests license plate reader
June 1, 2008

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In an effort to combat the widespread problem of illegal passing of school buses, a Syracuse City School District bus has been equip...

New York school bus to test license plate reader
April 2, 2008
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In an effort to combat the widespread problem of illegal passing of school buses, a Syracuse City School District bus will be eq...
Bill targets illegal school bus passing
January 15, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS — Rep. Suzanne Crouch has introduced legislation that would create harsher penalties for motorists who run school bus stop signs.

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Flag could hinder stop-arm runners
November 1, 2007

BENTON, La. — In an effort to thwart motorists who pass school buses while students are loading or unloading, a former transportation director invente...

Roof Strobes Draw Crucial Attention
August 1, 2007

Being large and yellow, school buses are inherently some of the most noticeable vehicles on the road. But in certain conditions, such as inclement wea...

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