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Chapter 6.5. Motor Carrier Safety * Article 7. Additional Requirements for School Bus, SPAB, and Youth Bus Carriers School Bus Stops.   

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(a) Designated Stops. School bus and SPAB stops made for receiving and discharging pupils shall be designated by the school district superintendent.

(b) Prohibited Stops. A school bus stop shall not be designated at the following locations:

(1) Within 200 ft of the nearest rail of any railroad crossing or grade, except at railroad stations or on highways that parallel the railroad tracks

(2) The left-hand side of any highway

(3) On a divided or multiple-lane highway where pupils must cross the highway to board or after exiting the bus, unless traffic is controlled by a traffic officer or official traffic control signal. For the purposes of this subsection, a multiple-lane highway is defined as any highway having two or more lanes of travel in each direction.

(c) CHP Approval. Unless approved by the department, a school bus stop shall not be designated at the following locations:

(1) Upon the main traveled portion of a highway where there is not a clear view of the stop from 500 ft in each direction along the highway and the speed limit is more than 25 mph.

(2) On a highway, pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 22504(c)

Authority cited:

Vehicle Code 34501.5

Vehicle Code 34508

Education Code 39831

Reference:

Vehicle Code 22504

Vehicle Code 34501.5

Vehicle Code 34508

Education Code 39831

(Amended by Register 92, No. 6.)