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Indiana Becomes a Flash Point for School Bus Safety

Indiana State Police (ISP) officials are urging motorists to be more aware when driving, especially around school buses, after four students were killed in separate incidents that occurred over the past five weeks.

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Crashes Jump 6 Percent in Recreational Pot States

New research has found that traffic crashes have jumped in states that have approved recreational pot usage — namely Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Now a number of school districts and bus drivers have even more to worry about on their daily routes, in addition to drunk drivers.

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Survey Shines New Light on Illegal School Bus Passing

New survey results reveal a slight increase in the rates of motorists observed on one day illegally passing stopped school buses, according to the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS). More than 15 million violations are estimated to occur nationwide over an entire school year.

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