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-- You MUST WAIT until the red lights have stopped flashing and the stop arm has been withdrawn before moving.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