When do you need to stop for a school bus?

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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) -- It's a pretty simple law in Kansas. If you see a school bus with its "stop" arm extended and the flashing lights on -- that means you have to stop.

The only exception is when there is a median in the road and you're driving in the opposite direction.

We're reminding you of this because there have been five incidents in three days where kids and adults were hit while trying to get on a school bus.

Ten people were hurt and four were killed.

Parents we spoke with say they talk to their children about paying attention to their surroundings when they get on and off the bus.

"Just follow the bus rules and make sure that you pay attention when you're crossing the streets, because you never know if people are paying attention or not," said parent Maria LeBaillif.

National data between 2012 and 2016 shows most deadly accidents involving kids getting on and off school buses happened in October.

Data also showed kids got hit more often when they were running to the bus stop in the morning.