school bus camera program

October 12, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council Committees to Discuss School Bus Cameras and More on Oct. 13

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee and its Education Committee will meet jointly at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 13, for worksessions on the County’s School Resource Officers (SRO) program and its program to have cameras on school buses to deter drivers who attempt to illegally pass stopped buses. The Public Safety Committee, which is […]

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September 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of school bus stopped with camera on side

School Bus Cameras (Video)

A reminder to motorists to stop for stopped school buses: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

School Bus Cameras on the Lookout (Video)

A new program that targets drivers that pass stopped school buses is being implemented in Montgomery County. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

School Bus Cameras Deployed (Photos & Video)

Five Montgomery County school buses rolled out on the morning of Jan. 2 equipped with automated cameras to photograph and ticket drivers who pass stopped school buses with flashing lights. And, it happens more than you think. According to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Transportation Director Todd Watkins, an annual one-day survey of the county’s […]

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January 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

School Bus Cameras Deployed

On January 2, when Montgomery County Public School students return to classes, the Montgomery County Police Department will begin a new enforcement program targeting motorists who pass stopped school buses. During the winter break, several school buses were equipped with automated cameras that will record vehicles that pass stopped school buses with activated flashing red […]

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November 9, 2013 | Staff Writer

School Bus Cameras Coming in January (Video)

Montgomery County officials are moving forward with a program to install cameras on school buses to catch motorists who fail to stop for school buses that are picking up and dropping off students. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

School Bus Cameras Update (Video)

County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy recently talked with Councilmember Valerie Ervin about the delay in outfitting county school buses with cameras. The Council unanimously passed legislation last year expecting the cameras to be installed prior to the start of the school year. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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August 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin

Ervin Requests Update on School Bus Cameras

Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin has written a memo to County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Attorney Marc Hansen asking for an update about the status of school bus safety cameras. In the memo (posted below), Ervin expresses frustration “after learning that the Police Department is still awaiting legal guidance on issuing a request for […]

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March 14, 2012 | Staff Writer

County Council Approves School Bus Cameras (Video)

The Montgomery County Council approved the installation of school bus cameras earlier this month.  

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