Monday, 21 October 2019
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Bus safety urged as school year begins
08/13/2019

(KAIR)--As the new school year begins across the local area, safety is urged as yellow school buses transport students to and from their school day.

The Kansas State Department of Education has launched a new campaign focused on driver awareness pertaining to the Kansas school bus stop arm law.

According to a press release issued about the “Stop on Red, Kids Ahead” campaign, the law requires  all motorists to stop when approaching a stopped school bus from either direction when it’s displaying its flashing red lights and stop arm. Motorists have to remain stopped until the bus is no longer displaying its flashing red lights and stop arm.

Violation of the law is punishable by a fine and court costs in excess of $420.

In April, Kansas bus drivers reported 1,040 stop arm violations. The data was collected during the Kansas One-Day Stop Arm Violation Count. There were 220 districts and 3,300 buses that participated in this year’s Kansas survey. In April 2018, 214 districts and 3,347 buses participated and reported 1,030 violations. There were 691 violations reported by 188 districts using 2,527 buses in April 2017.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Two victims of fatal train/car collision identified
New court dates set in fatal fight case
Theft call leads to drugs, gun
Late farmer's crop harvested
Atchison semi driver injured in NW MO crash
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
Thursday wreck injures one
Wednesday pursuit sends man to jail
Fundraiser established for train crash victim
Child sex suspect waives prelim hearing
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Public Defender appointed in Nemaha County Nebraska
Pawnee City Council appointment tabled
Unified basketball pair sink full court buzzer beater to win game in OT
Come Celebrate With KRC!
KRC Town Halls
KRC Launches Search for New Executive Director
KRC Invites You to Our Annual Farm & Food Conference
Trial set for violent offender
Applications Being Accepted for Joint NSP – BASF Scholarship
House Agriculture Subcommittee Holds Hearing
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
172.69.63.13