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Bus Loading Zone

When approaching a bus that has its stop arm out and its red flashing lights activated, as a driver: You must stop no closer than 5 m (15 ft.) from the front or back of the bus. You must not advance your vehicle until the bus driver turns off the flashing red stop lamps and deactivates the stop arm. Before moving, check to see that all children have safely crossed the roadway. Driving by or passing a school bus with red flashing lights is a serious offence and will result in a minimum fine of $360.

School bus drivers have a difficult job. There are plenty of distractions inside the bus. Knowing this, you should make extra allowances, and be aware of the possibility that the bus driver may not see you or your signals. Rear-end collisions are the most frequent type of crash involving school buses and are usually caused by another driver failing to stop while the bus is loading or unloading passengers.

When approaching a school bus, if you see amber flashing lights, slow down and proceed with caution. If the red flashing lights are activated, you must come to a complete stop. If you are approaching the bus from the opposite direction on an undivided highway, you must also stop. The single greatest threat to the safety of children who ride school buses is motorists who pass the bus when children are loading or unloading.

When approaching a bus that has its stop arm out and its red flashing lights activated, as a driver:

  • You must stop no closer than 5 m (15 ft.) from the front or back of the bus.
  • You must not advance your vehicle until the bus driver turns off the flashing red stop lamps and deactivates the stop arm.
  • Before moving, check to see that all children have safely crossed the roadway.

Passing a school bus with red flashing lights is a serious offence and will result in a minimum fine of $360. You do not have to stop for a school bus if you are travelling in the opposite direction on a divided highway.

Bus Loading Zone

When approaching a bus that has its stop arm out and its red flashing lights activated, as a driver: You must stop no closer than 5 m (15 ft.) from the front or back of the bus. You must not advance your vehicle until the bus driver turns off the flashing red stop lamps and deactivates the stop arm. Before moving, check to see that all children have safely crossed the roadway. Driving by or passing a school bus with red flashing lights is a serious offence and will result in a minimum fine of $360.

School bus drivers have a difficult job. There are plenty of distractions inside the bus. Knowing this, you should make extra allowances, and be aware of the possibility that the bus driver may not see you or your signals. Rear-end collisions are the most frequent type of crash involving school buses and are usually caused by another driver failing to stop while the bus is loading or unloading passengers.

When approaching a school bus, if you see amber flashing lights, slow down and proceed with caution. If the red flashing lights are activated, you must come to a complete stop. If you are approaching the bus from the opposite direction on an undivided highway, you must also stop. The single greatest threat to the safety of children who ride school buses is motorists who pass the bus when children are loading or unloading.

When approaching a bus that has its stop arm out and its red flashing lights activated, as a driver:

  • You must stop no closer than 5 m (15 ft.) from the front or back of the bus.
  • You must not advance your vehicle until the bus driver turns off the flashing red stop lamps and deactivates the stop arm.
  • Before moving, check to see that all children have safely crossed the roadway.

Passing a school bus with red flashing lights is a serious offence and will result in a minimum fine of $360. You do not have to stop for a school bus if you are travelling in the opposite direction on a divided highway.