|School Bus Safety Laws|
|By Captain Cristie Daymude|
|November 29, 2018|
In light of the recent local school bus related accident and tragedies over the nation, MVRS would like to remind everyone of Maryland's school bus traffic laws. We urge everyone to please use extreme caution not only while driving during school hours, but all of the time. Many traffic accidents can be prevented by following traffic safety laws and being attentive to driving. Please see the applicable Maryland State school bus traffic laws.
2017 Maryland Code Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
§ 21-706. Overtaking and passing school vehicle
(a) Driver to stop on meeting or overtaking stopped school vehicle -- In general. -- If a school vehicle has stopped on a roadway and is operating the
(b) Driver to stop on meeting or overtaking stopped school vehicle -- When vehicles may proceed. -- If a school vehicle has stopped on a roadway and is
(c) Exceptions. -- This section does not apply to the driver of a vehicle on a divided highway, if the school vehicle is on a different roadway.
(d) Penalty for violation of section. -- A person convicted of a violation of this section is subject to a fine not exceeding $ 1,000.