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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Motorists Required to Yield to Transit Buses Merging into Traffic

Bill Requiring Motorists to Yield to Transit Buses in Maine
Will help make Public Transit Safer in the Greater Portland Region


Starting November 15, 2020, seven Greater Portland METRO buses, equipped with 'yield to bus yellow lights, will have the right-of-way when merging into traffic thanks to the "Act to Require Motorists to Yield to Transit Buses" bill that was signed in June 2019. METRO newest buses have the required yellow yield signs and are ready to begin utilizing the new lights 

Full Press Release (11/5/2020)   -- LINK To Press Release

What is the 'Yield to Bus' Law?  --  Link to BILL -- LD458

How does the law work?            --  Link to Video

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