Safety

New York Approves School Bus Crossing Light System

Posted on December 17, 2018

Gardian Angel uses a white flood light at the front of the bus to illuminate the path for students to cross the street.
Gardian Angel uses a white flood light at the front of the bus 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 New York.

The system, created by former school bus mechanic Steve Gardner, uses a white LED flood light at the front of the bus to illuminate the path for students to cross the street and to make the students more visible to motorists.

New York is the 19th state to allow the lighting system as optional school bus equipment. In August, Ohio became the 17th state to approve the lighting system, specifiying that the light be mounted under the bus instead of on the front bumper.

The Gardian Angel light automatically turns on when the red lights are activated and turns off when the entrance door of the bus is closed.

For more information, go to www.gardianangelllc.com.

Related Topics: danger zone, lighting, New York, school bus stops, stop-arm running/illegal passing

Comments ( 9 )
  • Becky Reier

     | about 10 months ago

    Can you tell me what public entity has to approve of this lighting system before it can be used on school buses?

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