Boyo Transportation school buses pass re-inspection

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Every school year the ISP receives numerous complaints rgarding school bus stop-arm violations from corporations throughout the state. The Legislature is requiring them to do it.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are 70 times safer than cars, and 10 times safer than walking.

Another central IN school district has spoken out about bus transportation trouble at the start of the academic year.

A warning from police everywhere as students go back to school: watch your speed and your and kids.

Drivers should always be looking out for school buses and expect those buses to make frequent stops during the morning and afternoon school hours. Motorists should not attempt to pass the bus while it's stopped, but there are different rules for different roads.

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For many kids, their school day begins and ends with a ride on a school bus.

When a school bus stops and the red flashing lights are activated and the stop arm is extended, only vehicles behind the bus MUST stop.

Dr. Michele Moore wrote that the school corporation hired True Consultant Service in February 2017 to reorganize routes to accommodate students who had previously walked to school and arrange buses by student age groups. Multi-lane roads with no barriers between the lanes, like some portions of SR 57S, all motorists must stop when the red lights are flashing and the stop arm is extended.

Motorists driving on a highway divided by a barrier or unimproved median (i.e. a concrete or cable barrier or a grass median) are required to stop only if they are traveling the same direction as the school bus. In Kansas, bus drivers are required to get at least 12 hours of behind-the-wheel training. Trooper Todd Ringle is posted outside Castle High School in Warrick County on their first day of class. "Pay attention and stop for buses to help keep our children safe".

Students should remain 12 steps away from the bus, where the driver can see them. "They have school and friends on their mind".