28 Mar '17, 8pm

#StopArmSafety

#StopArmSafety

Legislation filed in Florida targets motorists who cause serious injury or death while committing a school bus stop-arm violation. Staged photo by Brevard Public Schools TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Motorists who illegally pass a school bus and strike a student in Florida could soon face stiffer penalties. Two companion bills filed in the state Legislature in early March target drivers who cause serious injury or death while committing a school bus stop-arm violation. The legislation is called the Cameron Mayhew Act, named for a 16-year-old student in Fort Myers, Florida, who was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street to board his school bus in June 2016. The driver whose vehicle hit Mayhew received a $1,000 fine and had his license suspended for six months, which Mayhew’s parents considered a light sentence, according to The News-Press . The new legislation , introdu...

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