Here’s The Law In NH About Passing Stopped School Buses
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During a six-month period from August 2018 to March 2019, 12 children were killed and another 47 were injured while getting on and off school buses. Bus stop-arms were extended at the time, which means motorists were required to come to a full stop.
There are some differences in laws from state to state. New Hampshire’s law requires stopping at least 25 feet from a school bus that has flashing red lights, whether you are driving toward or from behind the bus. Drivers must stay put until the bus starts again or the red lights stop flashing.