Gov. Eric Holcomb announces $380,000 in grant funding for increased traffic enforcement near school bus stops across the state and a judge requires stop-arm runners in one county to appear in court.
Attorney General Curtis Hill Jr. releases an opinion that states that regulations do not place a limit on the length of school bus stop arms. He adds that motorists who pass a bus with its stop arm out are liable for resulting damages or injuries.
Assembly Bill 934 and Senate Bill 371 would require school districts to install internal and external cameras on buses to capture images of vehicles that illegally drive past stopped school buses.
Illuminated safety products, driver training solutions, a video surveillance system, and an artificial intelligence-powered stop arm are just some of the options to look for in the new year.
The Yorkville Community Unit School District 115 board of education approves the purchase and installation of 10 stop-arm cameras.
Kristy Baughman of Pennsylvania creates a petition asking the DuBois Area School District to install stop-arm cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.
The petition calls for penalties such as jail time and a 90-day driver's license suspension for motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.
A statewide program aims to reduce the number of stop-arm violations in and around school zones.
More than 5,000 drivers have been caught on camera and fined for illegally passing Richmond Public Schools buses.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation asks the state Legislature to authorize stop-arm cameras to enforce state law, which prohibits motorists from passing stopped school buses.
Oak Hill Capital Partners will be the new owner of Safe Fleet, whose brands provide a variety of equipment for school buses.
SBF’s monthly “BUSting Up” cartoon targets the humorous side of pupil transportation. The June through December 2017 entries cover “green” buses, budget woes, and a giant stop arm.
Kevin Harrison takes over the role as longtime director Derek Graham retires. Harrison oversees a multi-pronged approach to crossing safety, including pilots for extended stop arms and bumper-level strobe lights.