a school bus with the stop paddle extended

923 Violations Recorded with Bus Paddle Cameras

As the school year wrapped up, so did the first year of our bus paddle camera program. From January to June the program was fully active, and the cameras recorded 923 violations of vehicles failing to stop when the bus stop paddle was fully extended. Student safety and well-being continues to be a priority for the district. We hope as the program continues the number of violations will decrease.Read More

An extended school bus stop paddle.

Bus Paddle Cameras Grace Period & Enforcement Date

As you know student safety stop paddle cameras were installed on 20 percent of our buses in October. The district continues to work with King County on the implementation of the bus stop paddle cameras and together we have determined that the grace period for violators will be from Dec. 3 – Dec. 21. During this time, drivers who do not stop will receive a warning letter by mail.Read More