school bus safety 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/10/17) — Greenville Police Department is reminding citizens to be more observant while driving. 

Opening day for all Muhlenberg County Schools is Thursday, Aug. 10. 

GPD offered these guidelines for safety:

“Please allow extra time for traveling during morning and afternoon traffic as students commute to and from school.  Watch for children near the roadway on school bus routes and in designated school zones where warning lights are flashing. 

“Also remember to slow down and prepare to stop when you see warning lights flashing on a school bus and come to a complete stop when the bus driver has displayed the flashing stop sign.  Under Kentucky Revised Statute Chapter 189, passing a loading or unloading school bus is a Class B Misdemeanor and the fine is doubled for speeding in a school zone.”

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Information provided by GPD PIO Wes Miller

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