School buses caught on camera running red lights, speeding in Chicago

Source: Chuck Goudie and Ross Weidner, ABC7, May 7, 2015

The ABC7 I-Team uncovered hundreds of school bus safety violations, with nearly 200 buses running red lights and speeding on Chicago’s streets. …. The I-Team discovered the nearly 200 red light violations by school bus drivers in city records dating from January 2014 until February of this year provided under a Freedom of Information Act request. …. Headquartered on the West Side, R & D Bus Company has by far the most violations caught on camera since 2014. R & D buses were caught blowing through red lights 47 times, and they’ve received 89 speeding violations. Their 136 violations make up 40 percent of all of the school bus tickets issued citywide since January of 2014 and despite all of their tickets piling up, neither the company nor their drivers have paid any of them. ….