HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Suffolk County has announced a new partnership to help keep school bus riders safe.
The county is now working with the company BusPatrol, which helps catch and ticket drivers who fail to stop for a bus’s extending stop sign.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Isaiah Levine Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
Cameras mounted to the exterior of the bus and other technology are used to catch violators.New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/17 Sunday Morning Forecast
The program is cost-free to tax payers and school districts.
So far, 48 districts in Suffolk County have decided to take part.
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