Stop arm violations up significantly nationwide

An annual survey from the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services found 95,319 bus drivers from 39 states reported stop arm violations in one day.

Posted: Jul 26, 2019 7:36 PM
Updated: Jul 26, 2019 10:44 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (WFFT) - More people are illegally passing school buses across the country.

An annual survey from the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services found 95,319 bus drivers from 39 states reported stop arm violations in one day.

That's up from the 83,944 reported in 2018.

In Indiana, all drivers are required to stop for a school bus with its stop arm out and red lights flashing unless there is a physical or grassy barrier between you and the bus.

You can learn more about the stop arm violation survey here.

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