28 Jul '17, 6pm

Billboards Remind Kentucky Drivers to Stop for #SchoolBuses:

Billboards Remind Kentucky Drivers to Stop for #SchoolBuses:

Across Kentucky, 51 billboards are displaying this image of a school bus stop arm with a safety message for drivers. FRANKFORT, Ky. — As a new school year approaches, Kentucky drivers will see roadside reminders to watch out for stopped school buses. This week, 51 billboards started going up across the state to warn of the danger of passing a stopped school bus. The billboards feature an extended stop arm on the side of a school bus with the message "It's not JUST a stop sign, it's a child's life." “It is paramount that our children arrive at school and back home safely each day,” said Stephen Pruitt, Kentucky's commissioner of education. “While stopping for a school bus might be a minor inconvenience for drivers, the penalty for passing a stopped school bus can be severe. Drivers can receive a fine, but for a child, it could be a matter of life or death.” Pruitt urged all...

Full article: http://www.schoolbusfleet.com/news/724556/billboards-remi...

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