Minnesota motorists cited for passing a stopped school bus will now pay $500 instead of $300. Other crackdown efforts, such as making it harder to plea down a charge, have not passed the legislature. Photo courtesy Lois Cordes
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Minnesota Stop-Arm Running Fines Increase

Motorists cited for passing a stopped school bus will now pay $500 instead of $300. Other crackdown efforts, such as making it harder to plea down a charge, have not passed the legislature.

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Truck Strikes 3 Students at School Bus Stop

According to police in Minnesota, initial reports indicate that the bus was stopped with its stop arm extended, and the teens were hit by the pickup truck as they walked toward the bus.

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Student Who Suffers Seizures Rode School Bus Without an Aide

An IEP in 2014 for Emily Quandt of Minnesota stated that she needs a trained person to ride the bus with her to administer medication for life-threatening seizures, but she rode the bus alone last year due to a lack of district staff. An aide will ride on the bus with her this year.

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