Registry of Motor Vehicle Inspectors and local police officers in 100 communities across the Commonwealth today teamed up for the 5th annual "Operation Yellow Blitz", a joint undercover exercise to catch drivers who fail to stop for school buses that are picking up or dropping off student passengers.
Registrar Rachel Kaprielian joined police at the enforcement exercise in Watertown.
The Blitz caught more than 130 drivers, all cited for illegally passing a school bus.
It is held to highlight National School Bus Safety Week October 19 – October 23, 2009.
Watch the WBZ TV story.
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Whittier Bridge I-95 Update: River Boaters Notice posted on Apr 18
The Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project continues through the 2014 boating season. Much of the work this season to construct the new northbound span of the Whittier Bridge is taking place from the Merrimack River to the immediate east of the existing bridge. Several large barges, …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge I-95 Update: River Boaters Notice
Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Apr 17
Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River The meeting will include an opportunity …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set