illegally passing a school bus

June 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Fine for Passing School Buses Now Permanently $500

Legislation that took effect June 1 permanently sets the fine at $500 for motorists caught passing school buses that have stopped to pick up or discharge students. The $500 level had been in place before the legislation, but was going to run out on June 30 and revert to $250. The bill makes the $500 […]

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August 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

The Fine For Passing a Stopped School Bus Has Increased (VIDEO)

The start of the 2017-18 school year for students in Montgomery County Public Schools system is just days away and starting this school, drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus will pay a heftier fine. Maryland state law requires motorists to stop when the bus displays flashing red lights and remained stopped until the […]

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