ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-06-014

Date Created : 08/18/2005


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals; Transportation Supervisors

Type of Memo: Regulatory
Response Required: No
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Donald M. Stewart, Deputy Commissioner
Isaac's Law

Regulatory Authority:
Act 2128 of 2005 (amending Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 5-10-105 and Sec. 27-51-1001 et seq)

Contact Person:
Mike Simmons

Phone Number:


Act 2128 of 2005 amends Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 27-51-1005 to prohibit a school district from establishing a school bus stop that requires a student to cross a multiple lane highway.

A multiple lane highway is defined as a road with four (4) or more traffic lanes and with no less than two (2) traffic lanes for traveling in each direction.

Act 2128, by its amendment of Ark. Code Ann. Secs. 5-10-105 and 27-51-1001 also increases the penalty for illegally passing a stopped school bus while it is loading or unloading students.


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