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: Police Reveal More Details In Death Of 10-Year-Old Ayden Wolfe; Mother's Boyfriend Ryan Cato Faces Murder Charges
Cameras mounted to the exterior of the bus and other technology are used to catch violators.Long Island Rail Road Riders Face Crowded Trains On First Day Of Service Cuts
The program is cost-free to tax payers and school districts.
So far, 48 districts in Suffolk County have decided to take part.
MORE FROM CBS NEW YORKMORE NEWS: NYPD Making Progress Bringing In And Promoting Women, But It Still Has A Lot Of Work To Do
- Family: Upstate Woman Missing A Week After Going Bowling In Queens
- Aggressive Effort To Curb COVID-19 infection Rates Begins On Staten Island; N.J. Restrictions Looming
- NYC Sees Long Lines At Some COVID Testing Sites As Cases Keep Climbing
You can get the latest news, sports and weather on our brand new CBS New York app. Download here.