Transcript for Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe During Back-to-School Season
We are back now with a wake-up call about school bus safety. A startling number of automobile drivers just ignore the rules when driving near school buses putting children's lives at risk. ABC's gio Benitez has more onto from the bronx. Gio, good morning. Reporter: Lara, good morning. School buses have these flashing stop signs that just come out but for some reason tens of thousands of drivers just keep going. And no doubt the videos are scary. Watch as this SUV in Washington state nearly hits three girls about to board a bus. You can see the girls step out but jump back as the SUV crosses just inches from them. The terrifying near-miss was captured by a school bus camera. In this video from West Virginia a school bus stops, puts out the stop arm and not one, but two cars race by, the bus driver honks and as the boy starts to cross a third car nearly hits him. Newly released Numbers showing that in just one day, Maryland bus drivers reported that vehicles illegally passed them 2,796 times. And 83 of those times they were passed on the right side where children get on and off the bus. Think about it. If the children are waiting at their stop, getting ready to get on the try.. ..O cook hlthy mea. Yet to 90% ll short going key trients from food alone. Let's do more... ...Addne a Dayen's 50+ Colete witkey nutrnts we may need us it hes supporhealthyblood assure with Vamin D a Magnesi. Yo teeth's firs line defense. But day eatingand drinng can Ke it we. Trcolgate enamel health. It replenishes weak spots with natural calcium installing additional strobe lights a customization sorry school districts can request and a pilot program in North Carolina installing extended stop signs like this one which is six feet across hoping to prevent scary problems. We put a camera under that stop sign. This is the law in 11 states where authorities will catch you on camera if you don't top for that bus. It'll record your license plates both on the front and the back of your car so you'll be getting a ticket in the mail, Lara.
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