NASDPTS Releases Annual School Bus Illegal Passing Survey

Over a fifth of the nation’s school bus drivers reported nearly 78,000 incidents of motorists illegally passing stopped school buses during one-day counts earlier this year, equating to 14 million violations over a 180-day school year.

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N.C. Approves School Bus Stop-Arm Enforcement Program

A new law authorizes county school boards independently or under contract with a vendor to install stop-arm cameras on school buses to capture incidents of illegal passing and use the evidence to issue citations.

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Ohio Debuts School Bus Safety-Focused License Plate

The Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation (OAPT) recently launched an education program featuring a specialty license plate that reminds motorists to stop for a loading or unloading school bus’ flashing red lights and stop arm. 

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New York Operation Safe Stop Targets Illegal Bus Passers

Operation Safe Stop was celebrated throughout the state of New York with associations like the New York Association for Pupil Transportation and the New York School Bus Contractors Association participating in events raising awareness of illegal school bus passing.

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School Bus Driver Saves Student from Speeding SUV

A DATTCO school bus driver for the East Hampton school district in Connecticut was honored for his heroic rescue of one of his students who was almost struck by a speeding vehicle as she exited her school bus.

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