BACK TO SCHOOL: As students in the city of Pocatello are heading back to school the Pocatello Police Department is reminding everyone to...
- Slow down
- Look for children in school zones
- Put the phone away while operating a vehicle
- Stop for buses loading and unloading students
- Watch for posted speed limits, warning signs, and traffic signals
*Pocatello Police Officers will monitor school zones and bus stop locations throughout the city.
Current fines for traffic violations in a school zone within the city limits of Pocatello:
- Speeding in a School Zone: $156.50
- Fail to Yield for a Pedestrian: $90.00
- School Bus Stop Arm Violation: Misdemeanor Citation
- Distracted Driving by use of a Mobile Electronic Device:
- 1st offense: $131.50
- 2nd offense within three years: $206.50
- 3rd offense within three years: $356.50