Motor and Other Vehicles

Special Stops Required

SECTION 31-20-13

§ 31-20-13. School buses stopped on divided highway or in loading zone.

When operating a vehicle upon a highway, the driver need not stop upon meeting or passing a bus marked as "school bus" in accordance with § 31-20-11 in the following circumstances:

(1) When a highway is a divided highway and the bus is stopped in the roadway on one side of the divided highway and the driver is operating on the other side of it.

(2) When the bus is stopped in a loading zone adjacent to a limited access highway and pedestrians are not permitted to cross the highway.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 31, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 31-20-13; P.L. 1968, ch. 40, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 82, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 89, § 2.)