Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Winter road conditions in Eastern Idaho

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 12/3/13 8:05 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 3, 2013, the Idaho State Police have investigated two seperate property damage crashes involving school buses. In both crashes, the school buses were struck from behind by other vehicles. In one crash, the school bus was stopped to pick up children. The Idaho State Police reminds drivers that roads in eastern Idaho, north of Blackfoot, are icy, snow covered, and have low visibility in areas. Drivers should be aware that school buses stop frequently to pick up children, and should maintain a safe following distance.