A 2019 NASDPTS survey identified 95,000 illegal passes across 39 states in a single day; that’s over 17 million near misses in one school year.

Given this information, now is a good time to refresh ourselves on how to share the roads with school buses, and create a safer environment for students. The Sioux Falls School District wants each student to get to school, and back home again, safely, every day. While school buses are statistically the safest way for students to travel, there are things everyone can do to keep school buses, and students, safe.

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