Tag Archives: School Bus

School Bus Passing Problems Persist

Source:  http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/School-Bus-Passing-Problems-Persist-327544331.html By Cathleen Moxley 9/14/15 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The problem of drivers illegally passing school buses doesn’t appear to be getting better. In fact, some school bus drivers say it’s getting worse. Video released Monday from last week … Continue reading

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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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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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In NC, few drivers found guilty of passing school buses

Source:  http://www.wral.com/in-nc-few-drivers-found-guilty-of-passing-school-buses/14851534/ 8/24/15 By WRAL Staff RALEIGH, N.C. — Each day, about 3,000 vehicles illegally pass stopped school buses in North Carolina, putting children’s lives in danger, according to research by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Last year, … Continue reading

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Wake Public Schools Moves to Increase Bus Safety

Source: http://www.carolinaparent.com/CP/Blogs/Wake-Public-Schools-Moves-to-Increase-Bus-Safety/ By Odile Fredericks 10/18/15 If your child rides a Wake County Public School bus, make sure he or she knows that the start on the new school year means that drivers will be using new procedures to get kids … Continue reading

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New School Bus Policies Rolling Out Across ENC

Source:  http://publicradioeast.org/post/new-school-bus-policies-rolling-out-across-enc By Jared Brumbaugh 8/17/15 Classic yellow buses with stop arms out will mark the beginning of another school year.  But more and more drivers in eastern North Carolina are ignoring the most basic of safety rules.  So now, … Continue reading

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