Modes of Transportation

Modes of transportation used for student travel shall include, but not be 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:

Be an employee or a currently enrolled student of the College District who has been approved by the director, vice chancellor of administrative services, or Chancellor to operate College District vehicles based upon the employee or enrolled student having an acceptable driving record.

Hold a current 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.

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 three consecutive hours without taking a 15-minute break or relief from driving by changing drivers.

North Central Texas College


LDU 2017.05

DATE ISSUED: 10/4/2017