Videos Capture School Bus Drivers Behaving Badly

Drivers who run red lights and speed raises the question how safe your children are on the school bus.
1:39 | 02/25/15

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at 7:43 with shocking video of school bus drivers driving recklessly caught on camera running red light, speeding, putting kids at potential danger and raising questions about how safe your children really are. ABC's linsey Davis teamed up with our Washington, D.C. Station WJLA for the story. Reporter: This blatant disregard for red lights, watch as these school buses whiz through busy intersections well after the traffic light has changed. In many cases we never even see the red of their brake lights. It's really shocking to see that. Reporter: This bus driver does it right in front of a police officer and there is no hesitation here as this school bus barrels through the intersection a full four seconds after the light turns red. School bus drivers have to be conservative and they have to be prepared to stop. Reporter: It's happening all over the country. Ohio, Arizona, Maryland, and new York and in many cases children are on board. In the last year and a half, school bus drivers in Montgomery county in Maryland received 100 speed and red light camera tickets. A number the director of transportation there told our affiliate WJLA he considers low considering the hundreds of thousands of miles driven by district drivers. They're much safer in one of our buses by far than even the parent's car. Reporter: Some face stiff fines while others face suspension but safety experts are quick to point out children are ten times safer on a school bus than walking to school but after seeing videos like these, many are now looking for assurance that instead of breaking the law school bus drivers will simply step on the brakes instead. For "Good morning America," linsey Davis, ABC news, new York.

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