Freeport School District 145

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Illinois state law requires all vehicles to stop for school buses when the red flashing lights are on and the stop arm is out.
  • Both directions of traffic must stop for buses when the red lights are flashing on two lane roads.
Two-Lane Road
  • On four lane roads only the traffic traveling in the same direction of the school bus has to stop.
Four-Lane Road
  • Vehicles must stop for stop arms, on private property, in parking lots or any other place a bus is stopped loading or unloading students.
Last Modified on November 6, 2015