Senate Passes Strong Transportation Safety Laws

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 15:49

The Senate passed legislation today to help prevent tragedies by making New York roads and waterways safer. The bill package advanced by the Senate Majority includes a bill to allow the use of stop-arm cameras on school buses to capture dangerous drivers who put students and pedestrians at risk. Additional legislation passed includes bills requiring all backseat passengers to wear a seatbelt, making boating safety courses and exams a prerequisite to operate on navigable waters (Brianna’s Law), and regulations to improve school and charter bus safety.

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