29 Jul '17, 1am

#Minnesota motorists convicted of illegally passing stopped #schoolbuses to face higher fines starting on Tuesday.

#Minnesota motorists convicted of illegally passing stopped #schoolbuses to face higher fines starting on Tuesday.

Citations increase from $300 per incident. DPS said 3,659 school bus drivers reported 703 stop-arm violations during a one-day count earlier this year as part of the annual School Bus Stop Arm Survey, which is promoted nationally by the National Association for State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services. Over the past nine years, law enforcement has written nearly 8,800 tickets to motorists for not stopping for school buses. “Too often motorists ignore the school bus laws or are too distracted that they don’t see the bus picking up or dropping off children until it’s too late,” said Col. Matt Langer, chief of the Minnesota State Patrol. “When motorists violate the law, it puts the lives of children at risk. Drivers should always be looking out for school buses and expect those buses to make frequent stops during the morning and afternoon school hours. Pay attention a...

Full article: https://stnonline.com/news/latest-news/item/8812-minnesot...

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