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Florida organization aims to protect students, hold drivers accountable by adding safety technology to school buses
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Florida organization aims to protect students, hold drivers accountable by adding safety technology to school buses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A program is working to make school buses safer for kids following several recent accidents in Jacksonville.Bus Patrol, which runs the worlds leading stop-arm enforcement program, wants to use the program’s technology to help hold drivers accountable in any situation that potentially can put kids at risk -- although the recent accidents that have occurred haven’t been due to stop-arm violations.The organization uses technology to identify drivers illegally passing school buses when stop-arms are deployed. Bus Patrol officials said since the beginning of the school year in Duval County, they have equipped 11 school buses with their technology and captured 688 violations across 99 different stops. The CEO and Founder of Bus Patrol Jean Souliere said it’s their mission...