Automatic cameras have been approved by the state legislature to monitor speeds, discourage drivers from running red lights and penalize cars not yielding to stopped school buses. But so far, they are not authorized to keep cars out of transit-only lanes by consistently ticketing offending vehicles. (A previous STB post explored the path to using automatic […]
School buses are festooned with flashing lights and stop signs and other devices for a reason — to make sure children don't get run over while the bus is stopped. More »
The 28th annual NYC Century Bike Tour was marred by tragedy Sunday morning when an allegedly drunk driver crashed into a group of cyclists waiting at a red light in Borough Park. [ more › ]
(Credit: Thomas Built Buses) First it was traffic lights and stop signs--now cities are outfitting school buses with cameras to catch drivers ignoring the rules of the road. Getting caught behind a school bus is another ring of hell...
One Connecticut legislator wants to require seat belts on new school buses, another would authorize red light camera enforcement, and a third would raise fines for texting while driving by $100 or more.