STOPPING FOR A SCHOOL BUS

 It’s Back to School for everyone when those ‘yellow buses’ hit the pavement for the first time on Monday here in the Triad.  Know the law.  Keep our kids safe…

North Carolina School Bus Stop Law  http://www.ncbussafety.org/schoolbussafety/sbswlaw.html

Bus Safety FAQ: http://www.ncbussafety.org/faqs.html

 

BOTH DIRECTIONS OF TRAFFIC MUST STOP FOR A STOPPED SCHOOL BUS:

  1. On a two lane road;
  2. On a two lane road with a center turn lane; and
  3. On a four lane road without a median.

Exception: ONLY TRAFFIC FOLLOWING THE BUS STOPS:

  1. Divided highway with 4 lanes or more with median separation; and
  2. Roadway of four lanes or more with center turning lane.

To summarize, if you are on a two lane road and a bus puts on its blinking red lights and puts out the stop sign, STOP. It doesn’t matter what side of traffic you are on, you have to stop. If you are on a four lane road, and you are behind the bus, you have to stop regardless of whether there is a median or turn lane when the bus puts on the flashing lights and puts out its stop sign. However, you only stop on a four lane road in the opposite direction of the bus if there is no median or turn lane. To learn more about school bus safety and rules   http://www.ncbussafety.org/index.html

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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Verne Hill


Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm