CNB(LOCAL) - TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT: DISTRICT VEHICLES
Nonschool Use Permitted
The District shall permit use of District vehicles for nonschool purposes.
Nonschool use of District vehicles shall be permitted only with approval from the Superintendent or designee. Such use shall not be permitted when in conflict with school use. In granting approval, the Superintendent or designee shall not make decisions based on the viewpoints expressed by the requestors.
Nonschool users shall agree to comply with all administrative regulations and to pay all applicable fees to cover the cost of such use.
In case of emergencies or disasters, the Superintendent or designee may authorize the use of District vehicles by civil defense, health, or emergency service authorities.
The Superintendent or designee shall develop administrative regulations for requesting, scheduling, and using District vehicles for extracurricular activities, field trips, and other school-related purposes.
[See GKD regarding nonschool use of school facilities]
A District employee who is required or authorized to drive a District vehicle shall hold a valid Texas driver license and shall maintain an acceptable driving record consistent with the standards set forth by the Department of Public Safety. [See DBA(LEGAL) and CNB(REGULATION)]
The District shall review, at least annually, the driving records of employees who are required or authorized to drive District vehicles. The driving record review shall include an assessment of compliance with state and federal driving requirements; review of state motor vehicle records, including all violations regardless of whether they occurred in private or District-owned vehicles, and whether the employee was on or off duty; and/or review of District motor vehicle accident records. Any employee who is required to drive a vehicle for District business in the performance of job duties, but who is not eligible to drive as determined by the District may be reassigned, his or her wages may be adjusted commensurate with the duties to be performed, and/or the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
The District may permit advertising on school buses in accordance with rules adopted by the Texas Department of Public Safety at 37 Administrative Code 14.61–14.67. [See also CNB(LEGAL)] The Superintendent or designee shall develop administrative regulations that set forth the procedures for soliciting proposals for advertising, as well as guidelines for the review and acceptance of advertisements. Although the District may contract with a third party to provide related services, including the solicitation of potential advertisers and the development of advertising programs, the District shall retain the final authority to accept or reject potential advertisers and proposed advertisements in a manner consistent with the First Amendment, Board policy, and the District's mission, goals, and standards. Acceptance of an advertisement in District publications or on District property, including school buses, shall not constitute approval or endorsement of any issue, product, organization, activity, or position referenced in the advertisement.