One hundred and ninety school buses from Canyons School District in Utah now have new cameras that use A.I technology to alert school officials if a driver suddenly becomes disabled or distracted, reported 2KUTV.
The news report states the school district’s camera system, which was implemented for safety purposes, costs approximately $500,000.
The cameras are reportedly mounted on the bus windshields. The purpose of the cameras are to immediately alert school district staff if a bus driver passes out or has a medical emergency and slumps over or out of the seat.
If a bus goes off route, staff at the central bus office would reportedly know its location within two seconds of real-time.
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