The Transylvania Times -

Students Play Critical Role In School Bus Safety


September 19, 2016

Bright and early this morning, more than 800,000 public school students boarded a school bus and headed off to school. But if past numbers from the state’s annual stop-arm violation count continue to hold true, at least 3,100 vehicles will have illegally passed a stopped school bus while students were trying to get on and off the bus.

Each year, school bus drivers are asked to take a single-day count of how many times a vehicle passes their school bus while it is stopped to load or unload children. For the past several years that number has remained fairly consistent with more than 3,100...

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