School bus rules of the road in Ga.

By: Karen Edwards Email
By: Karen Edwards Email

Monday, Aug. 5, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Summer is coming to a close, and students are heading back to school. Here's a quick refresher on driving rules when school buses make their stops in Georgia.

If you're riding on a two-lane road, when a school bus stops, ALL traffic from both directions must stop.

On a four-lane roadway without a median, ALL traffic from both directions must stop when the bus stops.

For two-lane roadways with a center turning lane, ALL traffic from both directions must stop. The same goes for roadway with four lanes or more with a center turner lane.

And on a highway of four lanes or more with a median separation, only traffic following the bus must stop.

See the attached diagram from the Georgia Driver's License Manual for a visual of these rules.

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