NC State Troopers enforce ‘Operation Stop Arm' - WSFX - FOX Wilmington, NC

NC State Troopers enforce ‘Operation Stop Arm'

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This child was almost hit by a motorist passing a stopped school bus. This child was almost hit by a motorist passing a stopped school bus.

RALEIGH, NC (WECT) – The final numbers are in for ‘Operation Stop Arm'.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol followed close to 700 school busses across the state looking for drivers violating the law. For their efforts they were able to write over 5300 citations in and around school buses in the statewide.

During the operation, troopers only issued 18 citations to drivers for passing a stopped school bus. The rest of the citations came from violations close to a school bus or a school zone.

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