We’ve all seen it happen: An impatient driver pulls around a stopped school bus, even though the lights are flashing, and the warning arm is extended.
Fortunately, we have had few cases in Johnson County in which a child was struck. But thoughtless motorists continue to put children needlessly at risk as they get on and off the bus.
Passing a stopped school bus is a violation of state traffic laws, but issuing tickets is a near impossibility.
State Rep. Milo Smith, R-Columbus, is concerned about the risks and would like to help reduce such incidents. He is drafting legislation that would: