Back-to-School Traffic Safety Tips

New school year begins. Drivers should remember that as the new school year begins, kids will be walking, crossing streets and maybe even horsing around a bit on their way to school. Parents should also talk to their kids about getting to and from school safely. 10...
Is it Legal to Pass a City Bus?

Is it Legal to Pass a City Bus?

You’re driving on a two-lane road and stopped behind a city bus. Is it legal to pass? If that had been a school bus, it clearly would have been illegal, and the lights and signs on the bus would have made that abundantly clear. However, the rules are different for city buses.

Ever Wonder Why School Buses Stop at Railroad Crossings?

Ever Wonder Why School Buses Stop at Railroad Crossings?

Any person driving a school bus and approaching a railroad-highway grade crossing shall stop within 50 feet but not less than 15 feet from the nearest rail of such railroad and shall not proceed until he or she can do so safely when a highway sign is indicating that a train is approaching or when the driver can hear or see an approaching train.