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“Stopping for a Stopped School Bus"

  • Supportive information for “Stopping for a Stopped School Bus".

    SECTION 56-5-2780. Penalties for unlawfully passing a stopped school bus.
    (A) A driver of a vehicle violating Section 56-5-2770 (A) or (C) is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, entry of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, or forfeiture of bail for a first offense must be fined not less than $500.00 or imprisoned not more than 30 days. In lieu of imprisonment, the court may require that the individual complete an appropriate term of community service of not fewer than 10 days upon terms and conditions the court considers proper. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a first offense for a violation of Section 56-5-2770 (A) or (C) may be tried in magistrate's court. Upon conviction, entry of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, or forfeiture of bail for a second or subsequent violation of Section 56-5-2770 (A) or (C), a person is guilty of a misdemeanor and must be fined not less than $2,000.00 or more than $5,000.00 or imprisoned for not fewer than 30 days and not more than 60 days.
    (B) If a driver of a vehicle violates Section 56-5-2770 (A) or (C), and the violation proximately causes great bodily injury or death to a pedestrian, the person is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, entry of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, or forfeiture of bond, the person must be:
         (1) fined not less than $5,000.00 or more than $10,000.00 and imprisoned for not less than 60 days or more than 1 year when great bodily injury results;
         (2) fined not less than $10,000.00 or more than $25,000.00 and imprisoned for not less than 1 year or more than 5 years when death results.
    As used in this subsection, "great bodily injury" means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
    The Department of Motor Vehicles shall suspend the driver's license of a person who is convicted or who receives a sentence upon a plea of guilty or nolo contendere pursuant to this subsection for the term of imprisonment plus 1 year.

Contact Us

  • TRANSPORTATION DIVISION
    Staff Directory

    Keith Terry
    Director of Transportation
    Keith.Terry@ocsdsc.org

    Kevin Addison
    Coordinator of Transportation
    Kevin.Addison@ocsdsc.org
    Schools: Elloree Elementary, Holly Hill Elementary, Holy Hill-Roberts Middle, Lake Marion High, St. James-Gaillard Elementary, Vance-Providence Elementary
     
    Jonathan Harley
    Central Area Transportation Supervisor
    Jonathan.Harley@ocsdsc.org
    Schools: Bethune-Bowman K-12, Brookdale Elementary, Dover Elementary, Marshall Elementary, Mellichamp Elementary, North Middle/High, Orangeburg-Wilkinson High, Rivelon Elementary, Robert E. Howard Middle, Sheridan Elementary, Whittaker Elementary, Williams J. Clark Middle
     
    Debra Ard
    West Area Transportation Supervisor
    Debra.Ard@ocsdsc.org
    Schools: Branchville High, Carver-Edisto Middle, Edisto Elementary, Edisto Primary, Edisto High, Hunter-Kinard Tyler K-12, Lockett Elementary

    Geneva Sharrow
    Executive Assistant to Director 
    of Transportation
    Geneva.Sharrow@ocsdsc.org

    Beverly Brown
    Secretary to Coordinator & 
    Supervisor of Transportation
    Beverly.Brown@ocsdsc.org

    Belinda Preston
    Secretary to West Area
    Transportation Supervisor
    Belinda.Preston@ocsdsc.org

School Bus Safety

  • School bus danger zones


    "Getting On and Off a School Bus Safely"
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    Getting On and Off a School Bus Safely Video

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