May 31, 2018 7:16 am

OPP issue reminder about stopping for school buses after car almost hits child in Delhi

OPP are reminding drivers they need to stop 20 metres behind a school bus when signals are activated.

OPP are reminding drivers they need to stop 20 metres behind a school bus when signals are activated.

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The OPP are sending out another reminder to drivers about the importance of obeying school bus signals after they say a child was nearly hit this week.

It was close to 3:30 p.m. Monday when officers in Norfolk County were contacted by a bus driver in Delhi.

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The driver reported they’d stopped to let students off, with the bus’s lights and stop arm activated.

A driver in a tan GMC Yukon allegedly failed to stop for the bus and nearly hit a child.

The bus driver was able to get the vehicle’s license plate number and called it in.

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An investigation is underway, officers said.

Vehicles need to stop 20 metres behind school buses with their signals activated and not move again until they’ve been turned off, police said.

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