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Kentucky Bill Wants to Install Stop-Arm Cameras on School Buses

State Rep. Robert Goforth pre-filed a bill last week requiring the installation of stop-arm cameras on all Kentucky school buses, reported WSAZ News Channel 3.

The law would also impose a fine of $200 on violators for a first offense, and $500 for a second or greater offense that occurs within a three-year period, it was reported.

Student transportation directors in Kentucky favor a law to improve the safety of students at bus stops, it was noted.

WSAZ reported that one transportation director wanted financial help to pay for the cameras.

If the bill passes, schools would have to have the cameras installed in their buses by Aug. 1, 2023.

To see a map of states that currently authorize school districts to install video surveillance cameras on school buses to catch those violators, visit:

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Related: Oklahoma Becomes Latest State to Allow School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras 
Related: Indiana Lawmakers Push for Stop-Arm Cameras After Fatalities


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