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Denver School Buses To Be Outfitted With Germ-Killing Lights

DENVER (CBS4) - Denver Public Schools is preparing to unveil new disinfecting lights on school buses. District officials say 10 buses already have the VioSafe lights.

DPS Disinfecting Lights 2 (high setting, DPS)
VioSafe light on "high" setting. (credit: Denver Public Schools)

The lights shine in a 12-foot radius, killing germs, the district said in a news release on Monday. They add the light is safe for humans and animals.

The devices come with two settings -- high and low. The low light levels will be used in darker or dark settings, the district stated.

DPS Disinfecting Lights 1 (DPS)
VioSafe light on "low" setting. (credit: Denver Public Schools)

The entire fleet is expected to have the lights installed by January of 2021.

The district plans to unveil the new lights on Tuesday.

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