Please remember to drive safely around school buses so kids do not get hurt

Local police ask that people please remember to drive safely around school buses.

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says the 10 feet surrounding the bus is where a child is in the most danger of being hit and asks people to stop before that point.

It is also illegal to pass a stopped school bus when its lights are flashing.

Passing illegally can earn drivers a first time offense of $250-$400 and 5 points on a drivers license. 30 days in jail is also possible.

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