Are you confused about the rules of the road when it comes to stopping for a school bus? If you answered yes, you are not alone. Soon, our roadways will once again be full of bright yellow school buses carrying our most precious cargo and that means you must understand Florida laws governing the passing of school buses that are stopped to load and unload passengers.
Below are graphics that depict what drivers must do when approaching a stopped school bus with red flashing lights. Drivers who fail to comply with FS Statute 316.172 may receive a written citation and/or a mandatory court appearance.