The Transylvania Times -

County School Buses Add The Extended Stop Arm


August 7, 2017

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Where the extended stop arm has been installed, it is reported that illegal passing of buses has been reduced by 50 to 90 percent.

Bus Safety Solutions, invented, and patented the extended stop arm after several children were killed getting on and off the school bus in Forsyth County several years back.

To date, 14 children have been killed in North Carolina since 1999 trying to get on or off a stopped school bus. And, according to the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, more than 3,100 stopped school buses are passed each and every school day in this state.

The extended stop arm is designed to reduce or eliminate the illegal passing of stopped school buses which has become epidemic nationwide. The extended sto...

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