School Zones and Bus Safety Reminder – School Begins Next Week

As a reminder, the Sugarcreek Borough Police would like to inform motorists that the Valley Grove School Districts first day of school is August 30, 2022.

Sugarcreek Police are reminding motorists that school zones will be active with a maximum speed limit of 15 mph. Sugarcreek Police will be out enforcing speeding in a school zone for the safety of children.

Also the Sugarcreek Borough Police remind drivers to allow extra time for travel and to leave early as school buses will be back on the roadways. Children will be being picked up and dropped off.  Sugarcreek Police urge drivers to watch for children around school zones and school buses.

Passing a school bus with its red lights flashing is a violation of the Pa. Vehicle Code Title 75 Section 3345 (Meeting or Overtaking a School Bus) and violators could face the following penalties:

*60-Day Driver’s License Suspension
*Five points on your driving record
*$250 Fine

To see photo examples see below and to read more about school bus safety of when to stop for a school bus visit

School Bus Safety