Back to School bus safety tips

As we all get back into the groove of back to school schedules with morning and afternoon school commutes, it is the responsibility of all of us to be mindful of our surroundings and always practice school bus safety. Always practice caution around school buses. Officials with the Marshalltown school district offer these tips: ABOVE: On two-lane roads, motorists traveling in BOTH directions must stop for a school bus with flashing amber/red lights. AT RIGHT: On four or more lane roads, motorists APPROACHING a school bus from the OPPOSITE direction on a roadway do not have to stop, but should remain cautious.