Accessibility

N.J.: Buses must use flashing lights for disabled

Posted on July 16, 2012

TRENTON, N.J. — Acting Gov. Kim Guadagno signed a bill that requires that drivers of buses and other vehicles equipped with flashing lights turn them on when picking up or dropping off developmentally disabled people, nj.com reported.

Drivers who violate the new law are subject to a fine of at least $100 for a first offense. For the full story, click here.

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