A pilot program designed to stop drivers from illegally passing by school buses has been hampered by privacy concerns, CBC News reports. Safer Roads Ottawa conducted a program where buses were equipped with cameras in order to catch drivers passing by the vehicles when it was stopped with lights flashing. While the program ended in 2015, it has yet to see a complete rollout. After the pilot program ended, debates took place about the camera system needed to move the project forward, leading to concerns about privacy. Safer Roads Ottawa’s Rob Wilkinson said he enlisted professionals to create a report for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to show the ways personal information, such as license plates details, would be protected.
Full Story