Post by DontDentMyCar on Apr 5, 2014 13:14:20 GMT -5
Camera are great especially considering the consequences of some driver hitting a child. Love the fines too, that is the $300 plus fines… hit them hard. There's no excuse for passing a stopped school bus.
I have been guilty of passing school buses, I would pass and then notice they had the lights on. If they had an audible sound I would've noticed
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Well better be extra careful this time lol! So far I have not passed a school bus with a stop sign (hope to keep it that way) not sure if they are doing that in my area but its great that they are doing this now. Kids can be unpredictable which is why school buses have these stop signs equipped.
Post by Bad Drivers NE Ohio on Apr 15, 2014 17:30:00 GMT -5
I don't agree with the penalties, though. No points for any of the violations? It would be one thing to have no points awarded for the first offense, but having an offense worth $1000 without any other recourse is basically just saying that it is ok to break the law if you are rich.
I say the first offense should be $250, and nothing else, just to get the person's attention. 2nd offense: $500, 2 points. 3rd offense: $1000, 4 points. 4th offense (if are actually that stupid): license revoked for a year, $1500 fine
There is seriously no excuse at all for doing it more than once. Really, there is no excuse for doing it at all. A few additional advantages this may have is that it may cut down on rear enders and crashes relating to distracted driving and texting, as a few people may be a bit more attentive knowing that their next huge ticket could be a hundred feet ahead with a giant yellow paint job and red flashing lights. Not that that has stopped these people before, but it couldn't hurt.
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