school bus http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Senate Gives Final Approval To Cameras On School Buses http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-gives-final-approval-cameras-school-buses <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Wyoming Senate gave final approval to a bill that sets aside $5 million for school districts to place cameras on school buses to catch motorists who illegally pass stopped buses. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several senators opposed the bill saying &nbsp;the focus should be on prevention. &nbsp;One idea was to add more lights to the buses, so that motorists can't ignore them, but Sheridan Senator Bruce Burns says that won't do much.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:49:03 +0000 Bob Beck 54808 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate Gives Final Approval To Cameras On School Buses Committee to consider bill that cracks down on school bus route violations http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/committee-consider-bill-cracks-down-school-bus-route-violations <p>A group of students from Fremont County School District 6 asked the Joint Education Committee to help crack down on school bus fly-bys in the state.</p><p>A fly-by is when a motorist illegally passes a school bus that has stopped to load or unload students, while raising a stop sign and turning on flashing warning lights.</p><p></p><p>Eleven-year-old Makayla Strahle of Crowhart was one of nine children killed in fly-bys nationally during the 2011 school year.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:27:59 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 41728 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Committee to consider bill that cracks down on school bus route violations