Labor Day weekend has come and gone, which means one thing. School is back in session.

Most Hudson Valley students will head back to school on Wednesday or Thursday this week. With that being said, traffic patterns will be change and there will be the addition of more school buses during your morning commute.

Safety outlets are reminding drivers to be patient and respect the rules of the road, especially when it comes to buses.

The East Fishkill Police Department shared this reminder on Facebook about how drivers should proceed when they see a bus stop sign out.

They also remind you that if you are to pass a stopped bus, you could be fined anywhere between $250- $400 and up to 5 points on your license.

Here's to a happy and safe school year for everyone going back this week!

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