Safety

School Bus Crossing Light Allowed in West Virginia

Posted on October 4, 2017

Gardian Angel uses a white flood light mounted on the bus’s front bumper to illuminate the path for students to cross the street.
Gardian Angel uses a white flood light mounted on the bus’s front bumper to illuminate the path for students to cross the street.
The Gardian Angel safety lighting system is now allowed for use on school buses in West Virginia.

The system, created by former school bus mechanic Steve Gardner, uses a white flood light mounted on the bus’s front bumper to illuminate the path for students to cross the street and to make the students more visible to motorists.

West Virginia is the 16th state to allow the lighting system as optional school bus equipment.

Gardner said that Matheny Truck Centers in West Virginia has installed 11 Gardian Angel units on Thomas Built school buses and planned a media day to demonstrate the system.

Related Topics: danger zone, lighting, stop-arm running/illegal passing, West Virginia

Comments ( 2 )
  • Wes stone

     | about 3 months ago

    The Guardian Angel light is only being allowed as a pilot project for 90 days at the end of the 90 day pilot it will be evaluated.

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