Motor and Other Vehicles

Special Stops Required

SECTION 31-20-10.4

§ 31-20-10.4. Exemption from discharge requirements of § 31-20-10.3.

(a) Rural communities are exempted from the provisions of § 31-20-10.3(b) when:

(1) A school bus is turning one hundred and eighty degrees (180°) on a road;

(2) A school bus is backing up on a road; or

(3) A school bus is stopping on a road of low traffic flow.

(b) For purposes of this section, "rural community" means any community in which there is a regionalized school district and the towns of Burrillville, Scituate, Little Compton, and New Shoreham.

(c) For purposes of this section, "low traffic flow" means any road designated as a road with low traffic flow by the state traffic commission.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 350, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 427, § 1.)