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Increase In Reckless Driving At Bus Stops Captured On Video | NBC Nightly News


SCHOOL BUS IS PULLED OVER TO PICK UP KIDS, PUTTING CHILDREN AT OVER TO PICK UP KIDS, PUTTING CHILDREN AT RISK. PUTTING CHILDREN AT RISK. IT HAPPENED MORE THAN RISK. IT HAPPENED MORE THAN 50,000 TIMES IN ONE IT HAPPENED MORE THAN 50,000 TIMES IN ONE COUNTY ALONE. 50,000 TIMES IN ONE COUNTY ALONE.>>Reporter: IT’S COUNTY ALONE.>>Reporter: IT’S EVERY PARENT’S WORST>>Reporter: IT’S EVERY PARENT’S WORST NIGHT MAR AS HER EVERY PARENT’S WORST NIGHT MAR AS HER MOTHER FILMS FROM NIGHT MAR AS HER MOTHER FILMS FROM ACROSS THE STREET. MOTHER FILMS FROM ACROSS THE STREET. SHE STEPPED OFF THE ACROSS THE STREET. SHE STEPPED OFF THE BUS AFTER HER FIRST SHE STEPPED OFF THE BUS AFTER HER FIRST DAY IN KINDERGARTEN. BUS AFTER HER FIRST DAY IN KINDERGARTEN.>>NO, WAIT WAIT WAIT! DAY IN KINDERGARTEN.>>NO, WAIT WAIT WAIT! STOP!>>NO, WAIT WAIT WAIT! STOP!>>Reporter: THIS KIND STOP!>>Reporter: THIS KIND OF REQ HIS DRIVES,>>Reporter: THIS KIND OF REQ HIS DRIVES, POLICE FORCES ARE OF REQ HIS DRIVES, POLICE FORCES ARE TAKING ON NEW METHODS. POLICE FORCES ARE TAKING ON NEW METHODS. MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN TAKING ON NEW METHODS. MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN MARYLAND HAVE MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN MARYLAND HAVE EQUIPMENT BUSES TO MARYLAND HAVE EQUIPMENT BUSES TO CATCH THESE DANGEROUS EQUIPMENT BUSES TO CATCH THESE DANGEROUS DRIVERS. CATCH THESE DANGEROUS DRIVERS. THE JUST RELEASED DRIVERS. THE JUST RELEASED VIDEOS SHOW NEAR THE JUST RELEASED VIDEOS SHOW NEAR MISSES AND ONE VIDEOS SHOW NEAR MISSES AND ONE DIRECTION HIT. MISSES AND ONE DIRECTION HIT. MIRACULOUSLY THE DIRECTION HIT. MIRACULOUSLY THE GIRL — MIRACULOUSLY THE GIRL –>>IT’S A GIRL –>>IT’S A SELF-CENTERED ATTITUDE>>IT’S A SELF-CENTERED ATTITUDE IS WHAT CAUSES PEOPLE SELF-CENTERED ATTITUDE IS WHAT CAUSES PEOPLE TO COMMIT SUCH ACTS. IS WHAT CAUSES PEOPLE TO COMMIT SUCH ACTS.>>Reporter: BACK IN TO COMMIT SUCH ACTS.>>Reporter: BACK IN FEBRUARY, AN>>Reporter: BACK IN FEBRUARY, AN OUTRAGEOUS INCIDENT IN FEBRUARY, AN OUTRAGEOUS INCIDENT IN BROOK RUN. OUTRAGEOUS INCIDENT IN BROOK RUN. AN BASEBALL DRIVER BROOK RUN. AN BASEBALL DRIVER WEAVES ONTO THE SIDE AN BASEBALL DRIVER WEAVES ONTO THE SIDE WAKE. WEAVES ONTO THE SIDE WAKE. SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS WAKE. SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS REPORTED MORE THAN 95 SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS REPORTED MORE THAN 95 THOSE ILLEGAL PASSINGS REPORTED MORE THAN 95 THOSE ILLEGAL PASSINGS ON A SINGLE DAY. THOSE ILLEGAL PASSINGS ON A SINGLE DAY. THAT’S AN ESTIMATED 17 ON A SINGLE DAY. THAT’S AN ESTIMATED 17 MILLION VIOLATION THAT’S AN ESTIMATED 17 MILLION VIOLATION ACROSS THE SCHOOL MILLION VIOLATION ACROSS THE SCHOOL YEAR. ACROSS THE SCHOOL YEAR. ACROSS THE COUNTRY YEAR. ACROSS THE COUNTRY EVEN MORE STATES ARE ACROSS THE COUNTRY EVEN MORE STATES ARE PASSING LAWS TO ALLOW EVEN MORE STATES ARE PASSING LAWS TO ALLOW PLEES TO ISSUE PASSING LAWS TO ALLOW PLEES TO ISSUE CITATION BASED ON PLEES TO ISSUE CITATION BASED ON SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS. CITATION BASED ON SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS.>>THEY CAMERAS ARE SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS.>>THEY CAMERAS ARE LETTING PEOPLE KNOW>>THEY CAMERAS ARE LETTING PEOPLE KNOW THERE’S AN ADDITIONAL LETTING PEOPLE KNOW THERE’S AN ADDITIONAL PRESENCE. THERE’S AN ADDITIONAL PRESENCE.>>FROM MONTGOMERY, PRESENCE.>>FROM MONTGOMERY, MARYLAND, THEY HAVE>>FROM MONTGOMERY, MARYLAND, THEY HAVE CITED MORE THAN 54,000