A Halting Endeavor

Division Installing Bus Cameras To Deter Motorists From Ignoring Stop Signs

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Posted: March 1, 2013

Students board buses at Cub Run Elementary School last week. Rockingham County Schools is looking at ways to deter motorists from driving past the stop signs that extend from a school bus as it picks up or unloads children. “It’s extremely prevalent,” says Bryan Huber, director of transportation for Rockingham County Schools. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Students at Cub Run Elementary School board the buses after school last week. In Rockingham County last year, eight bus drivers reported cars driving through the stop signs that extend from the bus, when picking up or unloading children, five or more times a week.
HARRISONBURG — More than 80 percent of student fatalities nationwide take place within the 10-foot perimeter of school buses, according to Bryan Huber, director of transportation for Rockingham...

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