‘BUS-TED 2.0’ Statistics: In Just Three Days, 31 Citations, Three Warnings Have Been Issued By MPD
By Space Coast Daily // October 7, 2019
Melbourne police officers will be in school zones for the entire month of October
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – In just three days S.T.E.U. has written 31 citations and three warnings. As a reminder, Melbourne police officers will be in school zones for the entire month of October enforcing and educating non-compliance with School Bus Safety laws.
Please take a moment to re-educate yourself on traffic laws.
The purpose of the Melbourne Police Department’s School Bus Safety Action Plan is very simple – identify actions needed to reduce school-transportation related traffic violations that could potentially cause a crash resulting in serious injuries and fatalities.
Traffic officers will be highly visible in their assigned locations and corridors to include all surrounding school zones.
Traffic officers will conduct traffic stops and issue citations and written warnings per department policy.
In addition to traffic enforcement, school bus stop activity as it relates to child safety shall be addressed.
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