• Illinois state law requires all vehicles to stop for school buses when the red flashing lights are on and the stop arm is out.
    • Both directions of traffic must stop for buses when the red lights are flashing on two lane roads.
    Two-Lane Road
    • On four lane roads only the traffic traveling in the same direction of the school bus has to stop.
    Four-Lane Road
    • Vehicles must stop for stop arms, on private property, in parking lots or any other place a bus is stopped loading or unloading students.
Last Modified on November 6, 2015