Keep Kids Safe: It's the Law in New York State 

In 2019, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) released data from their annual national survey indicating that more than 17 million stop-arm violations occur in the United States each year. On August 6, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed legislation (S.4524B/A.4950B) authorizing school districts to install safety cameras on school buses in order to catch drivers who unlawfully pass a stopped school bus and ensure the safety of New York's students. The City of Long Beach has launched a School Bus Safety Program to reduce the illegal passing of school buses and improve student safety.  

Is School Bus Safety an Issue in New York State and the City of Long Beach?

Why is Automated Stop-Arm Enforcement Needed?

How Does the Safety Program Reduce Illegal Passings?

Learn More About School Bus Safety

How Does It Work?

How to Behave Around School Buses in New York State

How will the City of Long Beach School District Benefit from the Safety Program?

Safety Tips for Children, Student Riders, and Parents

When Should I Stop for a Stopped School Bus in New York State?

Who Are Stop-Arm Violation Tickets Issued to, and How Much Will They Cost Violators?