Tougher penalties for stop arm violations becomes law

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.

Posted: May 4, 2019 8:46 PM
Updated: May 6, 2019 6:46 AM

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.

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