Fines in Illinois to increase for those caught passing school buses

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(WEHT) – People who pass a school bus in Illinois when it’s picking up or dropping off children will now face bigger fines.

Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that doubles the fines for those who violate the ‘No Passing Law.’

First offense fines are now $300.

Second offense fines are $1,000.

Passing a school bus loading or unloading children can lead to a driver’s license suspension.

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(This story was originally published on July 17, 2019)

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