Cars traveling the same direction of the bus always have to stop when it does. The only time drivers coming the opposite way don’t have to stop is on a divided highway with at least four lanes — two lanes one way, two lanes going the other way with a double yellow line, a shared turn lane or some other kind of divider.
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“If there’s a positive median barrier, there’s a grassway or there’s a cement barrier between the lanes ... then the people on the other side don’t have to stop,” said Lt. Brian Aller with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Troopers will be following school buses throughout the year to crack down on drivers breaking the law.
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