Halifax Regional Police say they have issued several tickets recently to motorists failing to stop for school buses with their lights flashing.

Since students returned to school in September, police say there have been numerous complaints of drivers passing buses in both directions on roads throughout the municipality.

“While a number of different areas have been identified, one location on the Hammonds Plains Road west of Highway 102 has resulted in a number of tickets,” said police spokesman Brian Palmeter in a release.

The initial fine for passing a stopped school bus is $394.50 and six points against your driver’s licence, said Palmeter.