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Law Refresher – When Do You Stop for a School Bus?

Law Refresher – When Do You Stop for a School Bus?

Traffic & Roads
sandsun / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - With the start of the school year approaching, school buses will be back on the roads soon. Do you know when you are required to stop for a bus? When to stop Two-lane roadway – All traffic from both directions must stop Two-lane with a center turning lane – All traffic from both directions must stop Four-lane roadway – All traffic from both directions must stop Four-lane roadway with a median – Only traffic following the bus must stop Four or more lanes with a center turning lane – Only traffic following the bus must stop Passing a Stopped School Bus is a Crime While most traffic violations in North Carolina are infractions, passing a stopped school bus is a crime under NC § 20-217...