Kent City Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

8660 - TRANSPORTING STUDENTS BY PRIVATE VEHICLE

These guidelines are to be followed whenever a staff member will be transporting students by a private vehicle whether it be his/her vehicle or some other person's. This guideline does not apply if the vehicle is a bus or van chartered from a licensed operator. In such cases, the Transportation Department shall be responsible for arranging for the chartered vehicle.

 

A.

Determine that transportation by District vehicle is either not available or is not feasible.

   
 

B.

Make sure that the intended private vehicle is in proper working condition, seat belts are available for each passenger. The driver must confirm that s/he has a valid driver's license.

   
 

C.

Obtain written consent from each student's parent using Form 8660 F2 - Parental Consent for Transportation by Private Vehicle. No student shall be allowed to ride in the vehicle without his/her parent's written consent.

   
 

D.

Any students under the age of twelve (12) who are transported in a private vehicle are to be seated in the rear seat(s) of the vehicle.

   
 

E.

If the trip is out-of-town and the transportation is approved, follow the procedure described in AG 2340A - Field Trips or 2340B - Other District-Sponsored Trips regarding Emergency Medical Authorization Form 5341 F1.

   
 

F.

Provide the school office with the trip itinerary and a list of names of the students who will be riding in the vehicle.

   
 

G.

Upon return of the vehicle to the school, make sure each student has proper transportation home and remain at the school, until all students have left school property.

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