Concerns grow over drivers ignoring school bus safety

Feb 18, 2017 by

WAIANAE, OAHU – There’s a growing call to crack down on drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.

External cameras ready to record offenders are mounted on school buses across the country.

But they haven’t made their way to Hawaii yet. some believe they should

“Yeah I think so. So they know who the driver is,” said Nanakuli resident Kristine Pangorang.

Pangorang says kids are at risk each day, especially on the west side, from impatient drivers illegally passing stopped school buses.

“They don’t have patience, they know they’re supposed to stop, but they just go,” Pangorang said.

State Rep. Andria Tupola, whose district includes Waianae, said school bus stops is a “popular conversation” on the Leeward Coast.

She said student safety is significant concern.

Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

Source: Concerns grow over drivers ignoring school bus safety – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

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