>>all right things that era.
Police in part of berks county say they're stepping up patrols in response to an increase in traffic violations near school busses wfmz tom rader lively sport that story tops.
>>rob good evening.
We're coming to you from the ash from an transportation bus depot in lee's port ashman is teamed up with the bern township police bern township policeman hitched a ride on one of these buses today and another patrolman was nearby watching along the route to look out for violations.
A bus driver george mason has only been on the job for a few months cities already witnessed his share of violations along his route.
Which includes trips on route one 83 in bern township but seen somebody pass somebody on the left in the shoulder and 2.22, i've seen people run red lights here.
>>one 83 at the stopped and here now he's got back up on the bus in the form of a burnt-out a police officer during the stops are just looking around to see if there's passing obviously on the shoulders of real issue.
Her account to police are not just on the bus but talked on the side of the route to quickly stop drivers who break the law.
Some of the rules around a school bus when the red lights go on no traffic can move with it in the middle of the intersection of a control that intersection you can even make a right turn at an intersection or attach a police cited an incident in october of last year where a young girl was struck by an suv.
>>well getting off a school bus in exeter township, as one of the many motivators for increasing awareness were obviously aware of it and we're just trying to cover the new initiative with 3 goals in my safety of the kids.
Voluntary compliance and also islanders.
>>in bern township police officers also telling me this isn't a once and done thing they'll be continuing these patrols up until the end of the