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Pro-Vision Stop-Arm Camera Approved for Use in Pennsylvania

Posted on December 19, 2019

The Pro-Vision HD Dual-Lens Stop-Arm Camera is now approved for use in the state of Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy Pro-Vision Systems
The Pro-Vision HD Dual-Lens Stop-Arm Camera is now approved for use in the state of Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy Pro-Vision Systems
BYRON CENTER, Mich. — Pro-Vision Video Systems is now an approved school bus stop-arm camera supplier for the state of Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) approved the use of Pro-Vision's HD Dual-Lens Stop-Arm Camera on school buses to capture video evidence of vehicles that illegally pass buses while the stop arm is extended and red lights are flashing, according to a news release from Pro-Vision. To earn PennDOT approval, the camera had to pass a multi-step evaluation that included performance and quality testing.

“We are proud to offer a quality solution that schools in Pennsylvania can rely on to help keep students safe,” said Corey Mathews, transit division sales manager for Pro-Vision. “Our stop-arm camera is the best product available to capture evidence of this dangerous driving behavior. We’re excited that schools in Pennsylvania can now use our product to help prosecute offenders and deter drivers from putting the safety of students at risk.”

The Pro-Vision HD Dual-Lens Stop-Arm Camera features dual-lens technology in a single camera that automatically detects and captures 1080p high-definition footage of license plates and of the violating driver — even at speeds over 70 miles per hour, according to the supplier.

The camera also automatically marks any violation footage as event video — separating it from constant video — to help users find and review footage of stop-arm violators and provide the details needed to report an incident.

According to PennDOT, motorists convicted of violating the Pennsylvania school bus stopping law are subject to penalties, including a $250 fine, five points on their driving record, and a 60-day license suspension.

For more information on the Pro-Vision HD Dual-Lens Stop-Arm Camera, go here.

Related Topics: danger zone, Pennsylvania, stop-arm running/illegal passing

Comments ( 3 )
  • Concerned Transportation

     | about 2 months ago

    Stop arm cameras brought to you by the same companies that made red light cameras and speed cameras. Those do nothing to prevent incidents, they only grab your money. That's what Pro Vision wants, to grab your money, they do not care about kids. Buses need to be more visible with lights, extra stop arms and extended stop arms. School Bus Fleet, how much money do you make from these camera articles you write? Your publication is awful, School Transportation News & School Bus Fleet are just a money maker for ads. Funny how most of their articles cater to their advertisers.

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