School bus stop sign~News Release – OPP North Bay Detachment~

On June 16, 2016 at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of an incident involving a traffic complaint involving a transport.

A thorough and lengthy investigation revealed that an eastbound transport passed stopped vehicles that were behind an eastbound school bus which was stopped with its overhead red signal-lights flashing and stop arm out. The transport swerved into the westbound lane almost hitting a parent waiting to cross the road.

On July 18, 2016, Jonathon Compton, 45, Etobicoke, was issued a Provincial Offence Notice with the following charges:

  • Careless driving, contrary to section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
  • Fail to Stop for School Bus contrary to section 175(12) HTA.

Source: North Bay Now