LANSING, Mich. -

Drivers in Michigan are not allowed to pass a stopped school bus loading or unloading students under any circumstances under a new law signed by Governor Rick Snyder.

The previous law allowed drivers to stop, then pass a school bus at up to ten miles-per-hour "with due caution" at an intersection controlled by an officer or a traffic light.

The new law does away with that exception. Violation of the law is a civil infraction with a fine of up to $500.