Police remind drivers not to pass stopped school buses

Fairfield Police Department wants to remind drivers not to pass a stopped school bus that has activated its lights or extended its stop arm out.
Iowa law requires stiff penalties for drivers who pass a stopped school bus with its warning lights on or stop arm out. A person convicted of a violation faces a fine of between $250-$675 and/or up to 30 days in jail. The Iowa Department of Transportation will also …