School Bus Safety

Flashing Lights

A few friendly reminders as to what the following lights mean:

FLASHING YELLOW

  • Means the bus is preparing to stop
  • When following the bus, WARNING:  Illegal to pass from behind when yellow lights are flashing ($100 fine)
  • When approaching the bus, slow your vehicle to 20 MPH or less
  • Be prepared to stop
  • Look out for kids

FLASHING RED AND STOP SIGN OUT

  • Means kids are getting on or off the bus
  • WARNING:  Illegal to pass from behind or from the opposite direction ($100 fine)
  • Stop your vehicle at least 15 feet from the bus
  • Remain stopped until flashing red ends and stop sign goes in
  • Look out for kids