Stevensville School District   

NONINSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS                                    8121

District-Owned Vehicles

The District owns and maintains certain vehicles.  Included among them are pickups, school buses, and vans.  These are for use by properly authorized personnel of the District for District business purposes.

Any driver who receives a citation for a driving violation while operating a District vehicle shall personally pay all fines levied.  All citations received while the driver is a District employee, whether operating a District vehicle or not, must be reported and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Bus and Vehicle Maintenance, District

Buses used in the District’s transportation program shall be in safe and legal operating condition.  All buses shall be inspected by the Department of Justice, Montana Highway Patrol, before the beginning of each semester.  The Superintendent will establish a specific list of tasks bus drivers will perform on a daily basis.  All other District vehicles shall be maintained following established programs developed by the Superintendent.

Policy History:

Adopted on: Feb. 12, 2002
Reviewed on: Dec. 17, 2001; Apr. 14, 2015
Revised on: