Effective January 1, 2008, violations will carry $60 fine.
Effective July 1, 2007, Kansas' safety belt use law (K.S.A. 8-2503) was changed to require all drivers and passengers ages 14 through 17 to buckle up at all times regardless of where seated in a vehicle in motion. From July 1 . . .
School Bus Safety Reminder for All Drivers
As the school year gets ready to start we all are getting out and driving more, we are going to be meeting numerous school buses in town, on county roads, and highways. With the added time on the roads, our responsibilities behind the . . .
Since the beginning of when people started putting up road signs, it has been a thrill for some people to tamper with, shoot at, and steal them. You see them mangled by the side of the road, hanging in kids’ bedrooms, in college . . .
Yesterday morning I was troubled when I stopped and counted the number of cars in the high school parking lot with frost still covering the majority of the front windshield. I counted six and didn't even count the number of cars . . .
This morning I woke up to my cell phone message alert. The message was from the Centera Bank Textcaster advising that school would not begin until 10:00am due to weather conditions. (You too can sign up for Textcaster Messages by . . .
A new program to promote seatbelt usage for Haskell County teenagers.
In response to numerous vehicle wrecks in 2010 involving Haskell County students, the Haskell County Sheriff’s Office is starting a program to promote seatbelt usage with Haskell County teenagers. To begin this program, I did a . . .
Two New Driving Laws
Recently, Kansas Lawmakers in Topeka finalized new legislation in an attempt to make Kansas roads safer. In my opinion, these laws should have been passed years ago, but I am glad they have been finalized. The two regulations I . . .
Recently, I have taken several reports of stolen property from the Sublette High/Middle School campus. The thefts have involved money, wallets, iPods, and cellular phones. The easiest way to protect your property is to never leave the . . .
This article will highlight information on the new "graduated drivers license" for teen drivers, which started on January 1, 2010. I want to share what changes are in the new law, so you have a good understanding of the different . . .
Important Information for Parents, Students & Community Members
The last Kansas Legislation session brought many new laws, which were signed by the governor. Several of these laws took effect on July 1, 2009 and affect both students and parents. I will summarize two of these laws, which I feel are . . .