With school back in session for some districts, like Amityville and Island Park, and others around the Island about to start up again, Nassau Police Commissioner Lawrence W. Mulvey is reminding drivers to stay alert on the road.

Remember, Mulvey said in a news release today, failing to comply with the rules of the road could result in stiff fines and jail sentences.

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For example, failing to stop when a school bus is flashing red lights results in fines of $250 to $400 and/or 30 days in jail for first-time offenders; second offenses within three years could result in fines of $600 to $750 and/or jail sentences of up to 180 days.

Also, speeding in posted school zones during school days between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. could lead to fines of $180 to $300.