State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Kentucky > 189-00 > 375

Download pdf
Loading PDF...


189.375 School or church bus signaling device -- Use -- Stopping regulated. No school or church bus shall be licensed or operated for the transportation of school <br>children unless it is equipped with bus alternating flashing signal lamps and a stop arm <br>folding sign. The bus body shall be equipped with a system of four (4) red signal lamps, <br>two (2) on the front and two (2) on the rear of the bus, and four (4) amber signal lamps. <br>Each amber signal lamp shall be located near each red signal lamp, at the same level, but <br>closer to the vertical centerline of the bus. The bus body shall be equipped with a stop <br>arm folding sign on the driver's side with letters at least six (6) inches in height displaying <br>the word &quot;stop&quot; on both sides. Prior to stopping the school bus for the purpose of <br>receiving or discharging school children, the driver shall activate the amber flashing <br>signal lamps. Once the bus comes to a complete stop, the driver shall extend the stop arm <br>and activate the red flashing signal lights prior to opening the door so it shall be plainly <br>visible to traffic approaching from both directions that the bus is in the process of <br>receiving or discharging passengers. No driver shall stop a school or church bus for <br>receiving or discharging passengers in a no passing zone which does not afford <br>reasonable visibility to approaching motor vehicles from both directions unless a &quot;School <br>Bus Stop Ahead&quot; sign has been installed a reasonable distance before that spot in the <br>roadway. No driver shall stop a school or church bus for the purpose of receiving <br>passengers from or discharging passengers to the opposite side of the road on a highway <br>of four (4) or more lanes; provided, that this provision does not prohibit the discharging <br>of passengers at a marked pedestrian crossing. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 173, sec. 18, effective July 12, 2006. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 262, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1986 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 443, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1986. -- Amended 1964 Ky. Acts ch. 65, sec. 4. -- <br>Amended 1958 Ky. Acts ch. 110, sec. 1. -- Created 1956 Ky. Acts ch. 41, sec. 1.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Kentucky > 189-00 > 375

Download pdf
Loading PDF...


189.375 School or church bus signaling device -- Use -- Stopping regulated. No school or church bus shall be licensed or operated for the transportation of school <br>children unless it is equipped with bus alternating flashing signal lamps and a stop arm <br>folding sign. The bus body shall be equipped with a system of four (4) red signal lamps, <br>two (2) on the front and two (2) on the rear of the bus, and four (4) amber signal lamps. <br>Each amber signal lamp shall be located near each red signal lamp, at the same level, but <br>closer to the vertical centerline of the bus. The bus body shall be equipped with a stop <br>arm folding sign on the driver's side with letters at least six (6) inches in height displaying <br>the word &quot;stop&quot; on both sides. Prior to stopping the school bus for the purpose of <br>receiving or discharging school children, the driver shall activate the amber flashing <br>signal lamps. Once the bus comes to a complete stop, the driver shall extend the stop arm <br>and activate the red flashing signal lights prior to opening the door so it shall be plainly <br>visible to traffic approaching from both directions that the bus is in the process of <br>receiving or discharging passengers. No driver shall stop a school or church bus for <br>receiving or discharging passengers in a no passing zone which does not afford <br>reasonable visibility to approaching motor vehicles from both directions unless a &quot;School <br>Bus Stop Ahead&quot; sign has been installed a reasonable distance before that spot in the <br>roadway. No driver shall stop a school or church bus for the purpose of receiving <br>passengers from or discharging passengers to the opposite side of the road on a highway <br>of four (4) or more lanes; provided, that this provision does not prohibit the discharging <br>of passengers at a marked pedestrian crossing. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 173, sec. 18, effective July 12, 2006. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 262, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1986 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 443, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1986. -- Amended 1964 Ky. Acts ch. 65, sec. 4. -- <br>Amended 1958 Ky. Acts ch. 110, sec. 1. -- Created 1956 Ky. Acts ch. 41, sec. 1.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Kentucky > 189-00 > 375

Download pdf
Loading PDF...


189.375 School or church bus signaling device -- Use -- Stopping regulated. No school or church bus shall be licensed or operated for the transportation of school <br>children unless it is equipped with bus alternating flashing signal lamps and a stop arm <br>folding sign. The bus body shall be equipped with a system of four (4) red signal lamps, <br>two (2) on the front and two (2) on the rear of the bus, and four (4) amber signal lamps. <br>Each amber signal lamp shall be located near each red signal lamp, at the same level, but <br>closer to the vertical centerline of the bus. The bus body shall be equipped with a stop <br>arm folding sign on the driver's side with letters at least six (6) inches in height displaying <br>the word &quot;stop&quot; on both sides. Prior to stopping the school bus for the purpose of <br>receiving or discharging school children, the driver shall activate the amber flashing <br>signal lamps. Once the bus comes to a complete stop, the driver shall extend the stop arm <br>and activate the red flashing signal lights prior to opening the door so it shall be plainly <br>visible to traffic approaching from both directions that the bus is in the process of <br>receiving or discharging passengers. No driver shall stop a school or church bus for <br>receiving or discharging passengers in a no passing zone which does not afford <br>reasonable visibility to approaching motor vehicles from both directions unless a &quot;School <br>Bus Stop Ahead&quot; sign has been installed a reasonable distance before that spot in the <br>roadway. No driver shall stop a school or church bus for the purpose of receiving <br>passengers from or discharging passengers to the opposite side of the road on a highway <br>of four (4) or more lanes; provided, that this provision does not prohibit the discharging <br>of passengers at a marked pedestrian crossing. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 173, sec. 18, effective July 12, 2006. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 262, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1986 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 443, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1986. -- Amended 1964 Ky. Acts ch. 65, sec. 4. -- <br>Amended 1958 Ky. Acts ch. 110, sec. 1. -- Created 1956 Ky. Acts ch. 41, sec. 1.

Categories