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Drivers who pass stopped school buses hard to convict, Cumberland Co. officials say

Source:  http://wncn.com/2015/09/08/drivers-who-pass-stopped-school-buses-hard-to-convict-cumberland-co-officials-say/ By Nate Rodgers, WNCN.com 9/8/15 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Cumberland County school buses captured eight vehicles passing a stopped bus on camera last year. But transportation officials said current laws make it hard to convict violators of the … Continue reading

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Mike Parker: As the school year opens, be watchful for school buses

Source: http://www.kinston.com/article/20150831/NEWS/150839943 By Mike Parker, Columnist, Kinston.com 8/31/15 If we look carefully at the statistics, we find school buses are one of the safest forms of transportation. In fact, a study published in 2008 by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration … Continue reading

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Bill allows camera enforcement of NC bus safety law

Source: http://wncn.com/2015/08/26/bill-allows-camera-enforcement-of-nc-bus-safety-law/ By Emma Wright, WNCN News RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – State lawmakers will decide on a new bill that would allow school bus surveillance video to be used in tracking down vehicles that pass stopped school buses in North Carolina. “Parents, … Continue reading

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Cumberland County students head back to class Tuesday

Source: http://wncn.com/2015/08/25/cumberland-county-students-head-back-to-class-tuesday/ By Nate Rodgers, WNCN News 8/25/15 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Students in Cumberland County are heading back to class Tuesday and new measures are in place to ensure students get to and from school safely. About 445 school buses … Continue reading

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School Bus Cameras Increase Convictions

Source: http://www.wlos.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/school-bus-cameras-increase-convictions-22504.shtml#.VhfcSvlViko By WLOS Staff 8/25/15 BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — The percentage of motorists convicted of illegally passing Buncombe County school buses has shot up over the last year. The district began installing cameras on the sides of the buses last … Continue reading

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