Two more drivers charged af­ter pass­ing school buses in Summerside

Fourth such charge in last month

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Two more drivers were re­cently charged af­ter they passed school buses dis­play­ing flash­ing red lights in Summerside. On Nov. 7 at about 3 p.m., Summerside po­lice re­ceived a re­port of a ve­hi­cle that passed a school bus out­side a Pope Road day­care.

A 73-year-old woman was charged as a re­sult of the in­ci­dent.

Then, on Dec. 4 at about 9 a.m., po­lice re­ceived a sim­i­lar re­port from the Wa­ter Street area near the Hol­land Col­lege cam­pus. A 22-year-old West Prince man was charged in re­la­tion to that in­ci­dent.

Both drivers were is­sued sum­mary of­fence tick­ets pur­suant to the pro­vi­sions of the High­way Traf­fic Act which, which car­ries a min­i­mum fine of $1,000.

This is the fourth such charge laid by the Summerside po­lice in the past month.

Po­lice are again re­mind­ing the pub­lic to use cau­tion when ap­proach­ing school buses and to obey the flash­ing red lights to en­sure the safety of stu­dents trav­el­ling to and from school.

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