Increased incidents prompt a serious reminder

 

Dawn Fossand

Captain Andy Bremer, Kimball Police Department (left), with K-9 Xana, along with Kimball Public Schools' transportation director Gregg Fossand and veteran bus driver Lorri Norberg remind all drivers to stop and wait for a stopped school bus. Doing so ensures the safety of students and it is the law.

Pay attention or pay the price.

Passing stopped school buses is unlawful in every community, in every state, but it has always been an issue, according to Gregg Fossand, Transportation Director of Kimball High School.

Already this year there have been four incidences – more than the total reported incidences in 2015.

Nebraska state law states that "Upon meeting, from the front or rear, any school bus on which the yellow warning signal lights are flashing, the driver of a motor vehicle shall... bring such vehicle to a complete stop...and remain stopped until the flashing red signal lights...



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