Extended Stop Arm proposed as bus safety solution

Bus Safety Solutions Regional Director of Business Development Bob Peters demonstrated how the Extended Stop Arm works during a recent presentation before the Board of Education. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

WEBUTUCK — As part of its campaign to keep students safe from motorists illegally passing stopped school buses, the North East (Webutuck) Central School District Board of Education (BOE) is considering the advantages of installing Extended Stop Arms as a solution.

The subject was broached at a board meeting on Monday, Dec. 11.

“About two months ago, the board asked me to look into parents’ concerns about the buses,” Superintendent Ray Castellani said.

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