PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough Police says three people have been charged recently with failing to stop for a school bus.
Each of the incidents happened in November and were reported to Peterborough Police. The Peterborough Police Traffic Unit investigated and as a result three people were charged either as the driver of the vehicle or as the registered owner.
Failing to stop for a school when the lights and safety arm are activated on a roadway could result in the following fines:
- Registered owner of vehicle = $490 and no points
- Driver of vehicle = $490 with 6 points
Peterborough Police remind motorists that when you are approaching a school bus while the lights and safety arm are activated you must stop.
No names were released.