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District Offices
DuBois Area Plaza, Suite 10
1221 East DuBois Avenue
DuBois, PA 15801
Phone: 814-375-4688
Fax: 814-375-5955
?Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

53 South St. Marys Street
Suite 2
St. Marys, PA 15857
Phone: 814-781-6301
Fax: 814-781-7213
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

315 East Market Street
Suite 100
Clearfield, PA 16830
Phone: 814-765-0593
Fax: 814-765-0592
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Capitol Office
Room 115, Ryan Office Building
PO Box 202075
Harrisburg PA 17120-2075
Phone: (717) 260-6142
Fax: (717) 782-2906
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Gabler School Transportation Safety Bill Advances
6/4/2019
HARRISBURG - The state House today unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) that would allow school transportation vehicles that are smaller than school buses to include revolving and flashing yellow lights.

“On a school day, it’s easy for drivers to see school buses yet accidentally overlook vans and minivans carrying ‘cargo’ that is just as precious,” Gabler said. “House Bill 364 would make these vehicles more noticeable to oncoming motorists.”

Under current law, these school vehicles are not authorized to display visual signals. House Bill 364 would allow them to be fitted with one flashing or revolving yellow light on the roof either permanently or temporarily. The light would be activated only when preparing to stop, and when stopped to load or unload school students.

“Bad weather and travel during dawn or dusk makes it even tougher to distinguish these vans – especially on rural roads,” added Gabler. “Yellow lights will serve as additional visual signals to enable motorists to avoid accidents and protect students.”

House Bill 364 may now be considered by the state Senate.

Questions about this legislation or any state-related matter may be directed to Gabler’s DuBois office at 814-375-4688, his St. Marys office at 814-781-6301 or Clearfield office at 814-765-0593.

State Representative Matt Gabler
75th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Scott Little
717.260.6137
slittle@pahousegop.com 
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