The stopping requirements for school buses are always confusing. But here’s a simple way to remember when you see a bus with red lights flashing:
• Two lane road? Traffic in both directions must stop
• Three lanes or more? Only stop if you’re going the same direction as the bus
And most importantly – the universal turn lane counts as one of the three lanes.
Want to know more?
Look up RCW 46.61.370 http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=46.61.370