Mandan News

One violation during bus enforcement

Troopers in the North Dakota Highway Patrol’s southwest region partnered with Mandan school officials on Tuesday, May 20, to conduct a trooper on a bus event. One violation was detected during the enforcement.

The program involves a trooper riding on a school bus during a regular route to observe drivers. If a violation occurs, the trooper will radio the information to a trooper in a nearby squad car. A traffic stop will be initiated and enforcement action taken. These efforts remind the public of dangers created when motorists fail to stop for school buses when children are loading and unloading.

The enforcement consequence for failing to stop as required for a school bus is a $100 fine and six points on the violator’s driving record. In addition, the registered owner of the vehicle may also be assessed a $100 fine.