Monday, September 14, 2009

PENNSYLVANIA’S SCHOOL BUS STOPPING LAW

— When you meet or overtake a stopped school bus with red signal lights flashing and stop arm extended, you MUST STOP.

— When you approach an inter section where a school bus is stopped with red signal lights flashing and stop arm extended, you MUST STOP.

— You MUST STOP at least ten (10) feet away from the school bus.

— You MUST WAIT until the red lights have stopped flashing and the stop arm has been withdrawn before moving.

DO NOT MOVE until all the children have reached a place of safety.

PENALTIES

If you are convicted of violating Pennsylvania’s School Bus Stopping Law, you will receive all of the following penalties:

— 60-Day Driver’s License Suspension

— Five (5) points on your driving record

— $250 Fine

Annually, over 1,000 motorists do not obey the School Bus Stopping Law.

2009-09-14T12:00:00+00:00

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