Driver learns the hard way what it means to not stop for a school bus

Failure to stop for a school bus that has its arm extended and lights flashing carries a hefty fine and loss of license points as one driver learned the hard way.

On April 4th, at 3:57 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report that a vehicle passed by a school bus that had stoped and had lights flashing.

As a result of the police investigation, the vehicle driver was located.

An 18-year-old West Grey Township resident was charged with Fail to Stop for school bus.

This offence carries a set fine of $490 and 6 demerit points.

The South Bruce OPP requests anyone with information in an incident such as this, to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.