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Holly Springs students invent school bus stop sign, win $20,000 tech prize

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THE ENTIRE AREA WILL BE DISRUPTED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING THE NEXT GREAT IDEA TO KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE COULD COME FROM THE KIDS THEMSELVES

TOO OFTEN CAR THAT IS PASS SCHOOL BUSES WHEN KIDS ARE TRYING TO GET OFF AND ON, NOW THERE IS AN APP FOR THAT NOW YOU CAN HELP TO MAKE THE KIDS' IDEA A REALITY Reporter: KIDS GOT CONCERNED ABOUT THEIR SAFETY THE TRAFFIC HERE IN HOLLY SPRINGS HAS BEEN PICKING UP NOW THEY'RE ENTERING A NATIONAL CONTEST WITH A PLAN TO DEAL WITH THAT

EACH TIME THE BUS PULLS UP YOU HOPE EVERYONE ELSE IS PAYING ATTENTION DEJA REID AND HER FRIENDS WILL TELL YOU WHAT TAHLEQUAH IS NOT ALWAYS THE CASE MY FRIENDS ALMOST GOT HIT WE DID A PARENT SURVEY AND THE PARENTS CONSISTENTLY SAID I DON'T KNOW WHERE THE BUS IS STOPPING Reporter: BUS DRIVERS SAW THIS HAPPEN NEARLY THREE THOUSAND TIMES LAST YEAR, DRIVERS IGNORING SIGNS TELLING THEM TOSTON

WAKE COUNTY HAD 290 INCIDENT, CUMBERLAND 210 AND DURHAM 86 I GOT A LOOK AT THE KIDS' DESIGN FRIDAY EVAN KRUEGER SHOWED ME HOW IT WORKS THIS APP WORKS THE SOLAR POWERED SIGN OUTSIDE IT USES THOSE NUMBERS TO CALCULATE HOW FAR AWAY THE BUS IS

ARE THEN THE SIGN FLASHES TO WARN OTHER DRIVER THAT IS THE BUS IS ABOUT TO STOP OR PULL AWAY THEY'RE EYE CATCHING, ESPECIALLY LIKE IN THE MORNING Reporter: THE KID'S IDEA CAUGHT SAMSUNG'S EYE THEY'RE MAKING VIDEO ABOUT THEIR PROJECT HOPING TO BE NATIONAL FINALIST I THINK WHAT WE'RE DOING COULD AFFECT A LOT OF PEOPLE AND SAVE A LOT OF LIVES

ARE THEY HOPE THEY CAN GET HELP TO MAKE THEIR PROTOTYPE AND BRING IT TO A BUS STOP NEAR YOU THE KIDS HAVE ALREADY WON $20,000 IN TECHNOLOGY AND CLASSROOM SUPPLIES THE GRAND PRIZE IS A HUNDRED

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