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Justice of the Peace Pct. 4 Tere Melendrez advises community to be careful in school zones

Maverick County Justice of the Peace for Tere Melendrez Precinct 4 is advising the community to be more careful when encountering a Eagle Pass Independent School District bus who is either loading or unloading children throughout the community.

Judge Melendrez states that through her office she has seen an increase in citations regarding this matter. “We are seeing an increase on citations where people are not heeding to the rules when encountering a bus that is loading or unloading children. Remember, one must stop and not try try to drive around the buses because you will get pulled over, reported and ultimately fined.”

Melendrez states that just last week her office saw approximately 15 citations pertaining to the bus issue and at least 10 citations of motor vehicle drivers using their cell phone in a school zone which is not permitted.

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