CJ(LOCAL) - TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

Modes of Transportation

Modes of transportation used for student travel shall include, but are not limited to, cars, vans, and buses. Travel arrangements for student groups shall be made in accordance with administrative regulations.

Driver Requirements

A driver who is transporting students in College District-owned or

-leased vehicles must:

  1. Be an employee of the College District.
  2. Hold a valid driver's license appropriate for the vehicle to be driven. A driver of a commercial motor vehicle must have a commercial driver's license.
  3. Have an acceptable driving record.

Safety Standards

The driver shall ensure that the number of passengers does not exceed the designed capacity of the vehicle and that each passenger is secured by a safety belt, if provided.

Driver Fatigue

A driver shall not drive for more than eight consecutive hours without taking a 15-minute break or relief from driving.

Western Texas College

CJ(LOCAL)-AJC

LDU 2008.01

DATE ISSUED: 8/26/2008