Operation Safe Stop Education and Enforcement Day was on May 2, 2019, and drivers are at increased risk of tickets for passing a stopped school bus.
During Operation Safe Stop Education and Enforcement Day, law enforcement officers around the state will participate in Operation Safe Stop Day. Police officers are on board school buses and in marked and unmarked patrol units on selected bus routes that have a history of illegal passing complaints.
Recently, Safe Stop’s report found that nearly 50,000 drivers pass stopped school buses every day.
In New York, it is illegal to pass a school bus that has deployed its stop sign. Motorists face a minimum $250 fine and five points on their license.
Fines for future violations can reach a maximum of $1,000. In addition, motorists can face up to 30 days imprisonment for the first offense.
If you were stopped on Operation Safe Stop Education and Enforcement Day or any other day, call Michael Block to fight your ticket.
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