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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 316
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F.S. 316.0817
316.0817 Loading and unloading of bus passengers.
(1) Notwithstanding any other law, a bus may not stop to load or unload passengers in a manner that impedes, blocks, or otherwise restricts the progression of traffic on the main-traveled portion of a roadway if there is another reasonable means for the bus to stop parallel to the travel lane and safely load and unload passengers. As used in this section, the term “reasonable means” means sufficient unobstructed pavement or a designated turn lane that is sufficient in length to allow the safe loading and unloading of passengers parallel to the travel lane.
(2) This section does not apply to a school bus.
History.s. 6, ch. 2014-216.