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School Bus Cameras Catch Drivers Who Pass Illegally

Highline school bus driver Rodger Fowler shows off his stop paddle – and (in the lower-right corner) the camera that captures motorists who ignore the paddle. (Ann Dornfield/KUOW)
Highline school bus driver Rodger Fowler shows off his stop paddle – and (in the lower-right corner) the camera that captures motorists who ignore the paddle. (Ann Dornfield/KUOW)

If you illegally pass a school bus in the Highline District south of Seattle, you'll likely get a $394 ticket in the mail. The district is one of many around the country rolling out new school bus camera systems that help nab drivers who ignore "stop" paddles. Ann Dornfeld from Here & Now contributor KUOW reports.

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