(WTVM) -Whether it's ignorance of the law or deliberate disobedience, thousands of drivers across Georgia are illegally passing school buses every day.
That's why the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) and the state's Department of Education have partnered together to launch the "Stop Means Stop" campaign, an initiative to help educate Georgia motorists about the laws regarding passing school buses. Helping to kick off the campaign is none other than Georgia's First Lady, Sandra Deal.
Now that school has started for most counties in Georgia, this campaign is more important than ever. We know that students in Georgia are safest when on their school bus. However, it's when they are entering and exiting the school bus that they are most vulnerable...