SCHOOL IS OPEN

The Wilson School District will re-open this WEDNESDAY, August 26th, 2020.  Please drive safely and be cautious of the students and school buses.  The local 15MPH School Zones will be active and enforced, so please obey the speed limit and drive safely.

FLASHING 15 MPH SCHOOL ZONES

    Wilson Senior High School

     1. Grandview Boulevard  (6:50 AM to 7:40 AM), (8:05 AM to 9:05 AM), and (2:40 PM to 4:00 PM)

     2. Van Reed Road (6:50 AM to 7:55 AM), (8:05 AM to 8:50 AM), and (2:30 PM to 4:00 PM)

     3. Berks Place  (6:50 AM to 7:55 AM), (8:05 AM to 8:50 AM), and (2:30 PM to 4:00 PM)

    Spring Ridge Elementary

     1.  Broadcasting Road (8:05 AM to 9:05 AM) and (2:40 PM to 4:00 PM)

    Wilson Southern Jr High & Cornwall Terrace

     1.  Iroquois Avenue  (6:50 AM to 7:40 AM), (8:05 AM to 9:05 AM), and (2:40 PM to 4:00 PM)

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     VIOLATION OF TITLE 75, Section 3365(b) - Special Speed Limitations (School Zones)

- When passing through a school zone as defined and established under regulations of the department, no person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than 15 miles per hour. An official traffic-control device shall indicate the beginning and end of each school zone to traffic approaching in each direction. 

 PENALTY:  Summary Offense - Fine of not more than $500 if the person exceeds the maximum speed limit by more than 11 miles per hour, Three (3) Points.

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     VIOLATION OF TITLE 75, Section 3345(a)  - Meeting or Overtaking a School Bus

- The driver of a vehicle meeting or overtaking any school bus stopped on a highway or traffic-way shall stop at least ten feet before reaching the school bus when the red signal lights on the school bus are flashing and the side stop signal arms are activated.  The driver shall not proceed until the flashing red signal lights are no longer actuated.  In no event shall a driver of a vehicle resume motion of the vehicle until the school children who may have alighted from the school bus have reached a place of safety.  The driver of a vehicle approaching an intersection at which a school bus is stopped shall stop his vehicle at the intersection until the flashing red signal lights are no longer actuated.

   PENALTY:   Summary Offense - $250 fine plus surcharges, Five (5) Points, and a 60-day License Suspension.