How to Make Sure Your Children Are Safe at the Bus Stop

A survey of bus drivers in 29 states found high rates of drivers illegally passing the bus.
2:02 | 10/16/14

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But the dangers facing children on school buses, especially when they get off of those buss. S it shockingly common for drivers to ignore the rules of the road, putting childrens' lives at risk. Paula Faris has that for us. Reporter: For parents, these images are startling. Drivers busted zooming past stopped school buss, putting kids directly in the path of danger. Happens all over the country. This young boy in West Virginia gets off the bus and seconds later nearly hit by an oncoming car. In Minnesota, a girl is waiting for the bus and barely avoids disaster when a semiblows by the stopped bus. And this driver on to the curb to get past. When the lights have flashing, it's required to stop. Most states, 25 feet away. A survey of 29% of bus drivers in 29 states say they witnessed 76,000 violences on one day. That could mean 13 million every school year for those drivers alone. Some fatal. In 2013, 18 children were severely injured or killed by drivers illegally passing a school bus. Play it smart, play it safe and respect the bus. A . Reporter: And now in Maryland, one county cracking down with cameras. The camera systems work. That's the good news. The bad news is we didn't expect them violences. 825 viejtss in seven months is unacceptable. Reporter: 11 states are turning to the technology, and they receive a hefty ticket in the mail. Usually, $125. In Maryland, the problem so bad, officials are trying to double the fines. Having these cameras is a way for an additional set of eyes to be there with them as they're trying to protect our kids. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Paula Faris, ABC news, New York.

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