(WFLA) – One community in Canada is getting tough on drivers who don’t follow the rules when it comes to stopping for school buses.
Drivers on Prince Edward Island will lose their driver’s license if they illegally pass a school bus, according to a CBC report.
Parents and school bus drivers in the area have been asking lawmakers to do more to stop drivers from illegally passing school buses.
Prince Edward Island’s Transportation Minister Paula Biggar said that drivers will temporarily lose their license if they pass a school bus illegally.
Violators will have their driver’s license suspended for three months and will have to pay a $5,000 fine.
They will also receive 12 demerit points on their driving record.
Licenses are suspended when drivers accumulate 15 demerit points.