Sec. 25-324. Warning devices on school buses; use thereof.
(a) The city school board operating any school bus, or for whom any school bus is operated, shall have each such school bus equipped with a warning device of such type as may be prescribed by the state board after consultation with the superintendent of state police. Such a warning device shall indicate when such bus is stopped, is about to stop, and when it is taking on or discharging children, elderly, mentally or physically handicapped persons. Such warning device shall be used and in operation for a distance of not less than one hundred (100) feet before any proposed stop of such bus if the lawful speed limit is less than thirty-five (35) miles per hour, and for a distance of at least two hundred (200) feet before any proposed stop of such bus if the lawful speed limit is thirty-five (35) miles per hour or more.
(b) Any person operating such bus who fails or refuses to equip such vehicle being driven by him with such equipment, or who fails to use such warning device in the operation of such vehicle, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall on conviction be fined not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than twenty-five dollars ($25.00). (Code 1959, § 20-178)
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