Senator Fuschillo Supports New Law To Protect Children From Dangerous School Bus Exhaust

Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

October 05, 2007

July 1, 2008 limiting the idling of school buses at schools that have a significant number of children with asthma and at other schools deemed appropriate by the Education Commissioner.

While a few New York schools have already voluntarily implemented a school bus no-idling policy of their own, most schools have not.

The new law is supported by the American Lung Association, the New York State Pupil Transportation Association and numerous environmental groups.