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Montgomery Co. school bus safety report shows fewer cars passing stopped buses

March 21, 2023
yellow school bus on road during daytime

There are fewer drivers blowing past stopped school buses in Montgomery County, Maryland, and 91% of drivers cited don’t do it again, according to police.Montgomery County police said there were a total of 54,766 violations involving drivers passing stopped school buses in the 2021-2022 school year,  compared to 29,303 so far this year. In a briefing before the county council’s Public Safety and Education and Culture committees, Council member Will Jawando referred to the tickets generated through automated cameras on the bus stop arms by saying, “One could assume that maybe the program is working.”

 

Article Source: WTOP

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