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Commander’s Desk | Hume Police District: Watch out around school bus stops | Southern Highland News




Lights flash on buses to warn motorists that buses are picking up and dropping off children. By law, a driver must not overtake or pass a bus with flashing lights at more than 40km/h. Lights begin to flash when the bus stops and the doors open, and they keep flashing for about 20 seconds after the doors close. Children are most at risk in the minutes after they get off the bus. Young children are often unpredictable in their movements. They are still developing the skills that help them to judge the direction of sound and the speed and distance of vehicles. READ ALSO: News pages to be restored on Facebook Get the vaccine jab to protect yourself and our elderly We know that because of their sheer size and mass, buses can…

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