32-32-4. Use of color for other vehicles prohibited--Repainting of buses formerly used--Violation as petty offense. No person, persons, or organizations may use the color reserved for school buses as provided in § 32-32-3 in connection with the operation of any other vehicle or vehicles, whether school bus or not, for purposes not connected with or incident to the transportation of school children to and from school and as authorized under § 13-29-1. Any school bus which was formerly used by school districts to transport children shall be completely repainted in a color other than national school bus yellow or any colors commonly referred to as yellow. A violation of this section is a petty offense.
This section does not apply to school buses if rented by or its use has been granted as provided in subdivision 49-28-2(1). This section does not apply to school buses if they are used by a municipality to provide public transportation in times of a local fuel shortage, as determined by the governing body of the municipality.
Source: SL 1963, ch 255, § 5; SL 1972, ch 175, § 3; SL 1981, ch 249, § 1; SL 1986, ch 132, § 6; SL 1989, ch 255, § 223.
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