Some Texas troopers will be trailing school buses or on board to make sure other drivers use care near the vehicles hauling children to and from classes.
New signs brought sighs of relief from some Dallas Independent School District parents today, as changes were made to car services that transport more than two thousand students to school.
School starts on Monday and to make sure things go as smooth as possible, members of the Dallas Independent School District took time to test their school bus routes, before student’s head back to classes.
According to Dallas County bus drivers in Richardson, there are a number of poorly maintained intersections that are putting them, bus monitors and schoolchildren at risk.
Dallas County Schools, the agency that runs the school buses transporting students to and from class, wants to create its own police force. The goal of the agency? To crack down on drivers running past stopped buses.
Residents are fuming over Allen ISD’s decision to house more than 100 school buses in a new service center at Watters Road and Bossy Boots Drive, saying the move will reduce property values by up to 10 percent and introduce health risks into the area.
A new state law says school buses must be equipped with seat belts, beginning today.