INDIANAPOLIS (WFFT) - Drivers illegally passing school buses will face tougher penalties next school year.
The new law signed this week allows judges to suspend someone's drivers license for 90 days the first time they ignore a school bus stop arm.
This comes after three kids were killed getting on their bus in Rochester in October.
The change take effect July 1.
- Tougher penalties for stop arm violations becomes law
- People support tougher penalties for school bus stop arm violations
- Stop arm violations up significantly nationwide
- FWPD targeting school bus stop arm violators
- Indiana panel backs tougher law on passing stopped buses
- Indiana Senate backs tougher law on passing stopped buses
- Butler Police Department increases patrols on stop arm violations
- School bus stop arm violations down in Allen County
- Senator Young introduces bill studying stop arm violation rules
- Bus drivers report fewer stop arm violations during statewide count