Struthers City School District
Bylaws & Policies
 

8660 - TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS BY PRIVATE VEHICLE

The Board of Education authorizes the transportation by private vehicle of students of the District.

Any such transportation must be approved in advance and in writing by the principal in accordance with the Superintendent's administrative guidelines.

The parent of the participating student will be given, upon request, the name of the driver, the owner of the vehicle, and the description of the vehicle.

No person shall be approved for the transportation of students in a private vehicle who is not an employee of this Board; an approved volunteer; or the parent of a student enrolled in this District; and the holder of a currently-valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Ohio.

No person shall be permitted to transport students if s/he does not possess and maintain automobile liability and personal injury insurance in the amount required by District administrative guidelines. The Superintendent may withdraw the authorization of any private vehicle driver who fails to maintain the required amount of automobile liability insurance.

Any private vehicle used for the transportation of students must be owned by the approved driver or the spouse of the approved driver and must conform to registration requirements of the State.

The responsibility of professional staff members for the discipline and control of students will extend to their transportation of students in a private vehicle. Drivers who are not professional staff members are requested to report student misconduct to the principal.

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