An Act To Require Public School Buses To Be Equipped with School Bus Crossing Arms
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2301, sub-§5-C is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §2302, as amended by PL 2003, c. 293, §2, is further amended to read:
§ 2302. School bus markings; lights; mirrors; school bus crossing arms
(1) Printed in letters not less than 8 inches high; and
(2) Located between the warning signal lamps as high as possible without impairing front and rear visibility of the lettering;
This bill requires school buses to be equipped with a school bus crossing arm, which is a device requiring students to walk at least 10 feet in front of the school bus to cross the roadway.