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...has mounted cameras to buses in Gwinnett, Cobb, and Clayton County school buses. Cobb County School District Transportation Director Rick Grisham said the number of drivers who illegally passed stopped buses dropped after cameras were installed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-25/across-region
Expect higher traffic on the road and in the air for Memorial Day 2015

...their holiday destinations with less congestion and less aggravation," said Jeff Baker, Georgia Department of Transportation Director of Construction. "This is the first holiday of the summer travel season and many people are hitting the road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-19/expect-higher-traffic-road-an
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SC transportation director resignsCOLUMBIA - The director of South Carolina's Department of Transportation resigned Monday, just 13 months after Gov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-01/across-region
Richmond County schools add GPS bus tracking

...create more efficient routes and offer more security to more than 22,000 students and school system employees.Transportation Director Jim mie Wiley said information gained from Zonar data could result in fewer late bus arrivals and less money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-27/richmond-county-schools-a
School bus cameras can be used to write tickets

...cellphones or otherwise distracted.David Weissman, transportation director for the school district that includes Lexington...property taxes, not the state.Horry County transportation director Jim Wright said he hopes to buy exterior cameras...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-07/school-bus-cameras-can-be-use
Compliments lagging for Augusta bus drivers, deliverymen

...or stickers detailing how to praise operators.The problems are similar for Richmond County schools, which Transportation Director Jimmie Wiley estimates receives five compliments a year ? mostly from principals ? for extra cautious or caring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-25/compliments-lagging-augusta-b
Richmond, Aiken and Edgefield county schools cope with cold

...maintenance and facilities, said there were no issues with heating or pipes at the schools. Richmond County Transportation Director Jimmie Wiley said mechanics reported to work at 5 a.m. to warm buses so they would not be delayed when they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-07/area-schools-cope-cold
School buses pass annual physicals

...test. Some districts keep state inspectors in maintenance garages for up to two weeks.Dewayne Porter, the transportation director for Co lum bia County schools, said a public safety representative stayed in Evans at least 10 days to inspect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-12/school-buses-pass-annual-
Principal Frazier has option for alternative school busing

...to the depot stops, but Transportation Director Dewayne Porter said few have...the shuttle method, said Transportation Director Anthony Jackson.The...able to work these hours.Transportation Director Jimmie Wiley said shuttling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-21/principal-frazier-has-opt
Police video shows DUI arrest of ex-SCDOT director

COLUMBIA - Police dashboard video of the arrest of South Carolina's former Department of Transportation director shows him telling the arresting trooper he had some vodka the night before but that he wasn't impaired.The video from a state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-03/video-shows-dui-arrest-ex-scd