School buses are set to roll sooner than you think: make sure both drivers AND students are safe!

10 August 2023- In Pennsylvania, two school zone traffic laws have been cited more than 25,583 times over the past five years (2018-2022). Don’t know the rules for school zone traffic laws? We have answers!

Whether children are walking to school in a residential zone or you’re driving near a high school that uses almost exclusively school buses, make sure you check your speed for both safety and your pocket book!

For Pennsylvania school districts, first days for students tend to be Wednesday, August 23rd or Thursday, August 24th.

Schools holding first instructional day on Wednesday, August 23rd

  • Greencastle-Antrim School District (Franklin)
  • Central Fulton School District (Fulton)
  • Forbes Road School District (Fulton)

Schools holding first instructional day on Thursday, August 24th

  • Chambersburg Area School District (Franklin)
  • Waynesboro Area School District (Franklin)
  • Shippensburg Area School District (Franklin and Cumberland)
  • Fannett-Metal School District (Franklin)
  • Tuscarora School District (Franklin)
  • Southern Fulton School District (Fulton)