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One student hurt in school bus crash near Regency Mall

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Updated: 9/25/2013 8:29 pm
JACKONSVILLE, Fla. -- More than a dozen kids were on a school bus when it crashed near Atlantic Boulevard and Monument Road.

Florida Highway Patrol tells Action News at least one child was taken to the hospital. No one else was injured. The road was not immediately shut down.

The 16 students on board were from Douglas Anderson and Lavilla School of Arts. The name the company that operated the bus was not immediately released.
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Papakilo - 9/25/2013 6:21 PM
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It does not matter how often or who you call the city does nothing to monitor or stop speeding buses. That includes both school bus companies. Every day buses exceed the 30 MPH speed limit on Lane Avenue South, between Wilson and Mother Hubbard. The street is narrow and has a double yellow to stop passing but, that does not stop or slow down speeding busses. They don’t even slow down when passing stopped cars or mail vehicles. I understand the city busses have monitoring equipment……..what a waste. The city does not even spot check the busses which travel in limited speed area. It will not be much longer until these busses start killing passengers, other drivers, and pedestrians. Why does JTA and the school bus companies become pro-active, AND when are the Jacksonville sheriffs going to open their eyes, instead they pretend they don’t notice offenders?
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