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More than 100 drivers don't stop for FWCS buses

Bus drivers across Indiana counted how many people didn't stop with the stop arm activated Tuesday, April 24.

Posted: May. 2, 2018 9:11 PM
Updated: May. 2, 2018 11:02 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Hundreds of people are potentionally putting thousands of children in danger by not stopping for school buses loading and unloading.

Bus drivers across Indiana counted how many people didn't stop with the stop arm activated Tuesday, April 24.

In Fort Wayne Community Schools, 156 drivers didn't stop for the 142 buses on the road.

The district said this is a chronic problem.

"The can be crossing the street, they can be coming from anywhere. They can be coming from a house to run to the bus and they can get hit by a car," said Shannon Warner, FWCS Transportation Safety Coordinator.

All drivers in Indiana are required to stop for school buses unless there is a median.

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