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School Buses:  Alternately Flashing School Bus Lights*

 

 

 

 

 

 

With Overhead Red Lights Only:

 

  •       Overhead red lights are flashing and bus is moving – prepare to stop. 
  •       Overhead red lights are flashing and bus is stopped.  Stop no closer than 20

                     feet from the bus.     

  •       Proceed when red lights are turned off and it is safe to do so.

 

With Alternately Flashing Overhead Red and Yellow Lights:

 

  •      Overhead yellow lights are flashing – prepare to stop.
  •      Overhead red lights are flashing.  Stop no closer than 20 feet from the bus.       
  •      Proceed when red lights are turned off and it is safe to do so.

 

All School Buses

 

  •      Yellow hazard warning lights are flashing on moving or stopped bus – proceed

                    with caution.  

  •      It is not necessary to stop for a school bus that has stopped on the other side

             of a divided highway where the road is separated by a barrier.

 

     

                                      *KNOW YOUR SCHOOL BUS LAWS