train can also cross at any time, so you must be extra cautious when crossing railroad tracks.
, you have to stop and wait for them to stop flashing before you move.
You cannot and must not pass the bus or otherwise move until the lights are no longer flashing. Look around and make sure there aren't any children that might be crossing the road or standing around the bus. Children can be unpredictable and you never know when a child may step into the street.
After stopping for the school bus, you must remain stopped until the stop sign is away and the lights no longer flash. Drivers who don’t stop have committed a moving violation and can get four points on their driving record, a $200 fine and a mandatory requirement to complete an approved BDI course (such as this one).
the emergency vehicles would not be able to reach their destination quick enough. It is our duty to move over to the right and stop so that they can pass freel
Both drivers and pedestrians must yield to emergency vehicles when they are using sirens and/or flashing lights. This includes police vehicles, fire engines, and ambulances. When the emergency vehicle is approaching, you should slow down and move out of its way until it passes. Unless they direct you differently, you should:
least 500 feet behind that vehicle.
SLOW DOWN: If you cannot safely change lanes, slow to 20 mph below the speed limit. This is a large speed reduction. If you are not visually searching ahead of your vehicle or if you are tailgating a vehicle that blocks your forward visibility, you won’t see vehicles parked alongside the roadway soon enough to move over.
it will be impossible for the train to stop in time to avoid your vehicle.
The drivers are also required to look and listen for an approaching train, making sure it is safe before crossing the track.
reduce your speed and scan the traffic environment
Never pass another vehicle within 100 feet of a railroad crossing. Not only is it dangerous, b
Don't walk, run, cycle or ride on the railroad track; this is trespassing and it's dangerous.
Never pass another vehicle within 100 feet of a railroad crossing. Not only is it dangerous, but it's illegal.
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