Setting stop-arm fine amounts that drivers will take seriously is important. But if the penalties become too steep, do they become ineffective? Photo courtesy NHTSA
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Are severe stop-arm fines effective?

Setting stop-arm fine amounts that drivers will take seriously is important. But if the penalties become too steep, do they become ineffective? For example, Iowa has seen more violations pleaded down or dismissed since increasing fines.

These two burglary suspects in Chillicothe, Ohio, were captured by police thanks to the efforts of a school bus driver and his passengers. Photos courtesy Ross County Sheriff's Office
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Vigilance keeps kids safe, foils burglars

The “See Something, Say Something” concept advises that everyone has a responsibility to report suspicious activity. School bus driver Shawn Ost and his passengers did just that when a strange van was parked in a driveway at a bus stop.

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