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Drivers reminded to watch for buses

The Wisconsin State Patrol recently reminded area motorists to keep an eye out for students during the school year, as drivers may have forgotten some of the laws that protect students walking, biking or riding buses to and from school.

“Children and teens don’t always pay attention to nearby traffic, so drivers should expect the unexpected,” said Captain Nicholas Wanink of the Wisconsin State Patrol North Central Region.

According to state law, drivers must stop a minimum of 20 feet from a stopped school bus with its red warning lights flashing.

Drivers must stop whether the bus is on their

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 5:51 PM

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