Morgan County Schools
Bylaws & Policies
 

8670 - TRANSPORTATION BY LIMITED PASSENGER VEHICLES

The County Board may provide for professional employees to be certified to drive County Board-owned vehicles that have a seating capacity of fewer than ten (10) passengers. These employees may use the vehicles to transport student for school-sponsored activities, but may not use the vehicles to transport students between school and home. Not more than one (1) of these vehicles may be used for any school-sponsored activity.

Students may not be transported to a school-sponsored activity in any County Board-owned vehicle that does not meet school bus or public transit ratings. This policy does not prohibit a parent from transporting ten (10) or fewer students in a privately-owned vehicle.

Students who are transported by limited passenger vehicles are expected to conduct themselves in the same manner required of students transported by school bus and shall be subject to all applicable disciplinary rules.

Only authorized professional Board employees may operate and transport students via limited passenger vehicles.

The Superintendent is responsible for developing and implementing the appropriate administrative guidelines for this policy.

WV Code 18-5-13