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New Cameras Target Drivers Passing Stopped Buses

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — New cameras are keeping watch for motorists who pass stopped school buses in Montgomery County.

The new enforcement program starts Thursday, when students return to classes.

County police say over winter break several buses were equipped with cameras that record vehicles passing stopped buses with activated flashing red lights. The department will review violations and citations with $125 fines will be mailed to the registered owner.

Maryland law requires motorists traveling in the same direction as a stopped school bus with activated flashing red lights to stop. Motorists traveling in the opposite direction must stop unless there is a barrier, such as a median.

Police say the program will target routes with the highest reports of violations.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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