Fines for Passing a School Bus

Fines for passing a school bus

  • NEVER pass a stopped school bus with RED LIGHTS and STOP SIGN FLASHING. This includes in the driving areas on school grounds.
  • Practice safe driving habits.
  • Be aware of the "school" times.
  • First conviction has a minimum fine of $250 and a maximum fine of $400 and a possible imprisonment of up to 30 days.
  • Second conviction has a minimum fine of $600 and a maximum fine of $70 and a possible imprisonment of up to 180 days.
  • Third subsequent conviction within 3 years has a minimum fine of $750 and a maximum fine of $1,000 and a possible imprisonment of up to 180 days.