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El Dorado Union HSD |  BP  3541.1  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Transportation For School-Related Trips   

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The transportation of students on school-sponsored field trips and/or school-sponsored interscholastic activities shall be by certified school buses. Exceptions may be allowed by the school principal if the situation and the proposed mode of alternate transportation meets the policies and administrative regulations of the district, collective bargaining agreement, and other conditions established by appropriate officials of the school, and the judgment of the supervising staff members of the activity involved.

School-related organizations requesting transportation shall pay for the costs of their trips unless alternative funding has been approved by the Board.

(cf. 3543 - Transportation: Emergency and Safety Procedures)

(cf. 6153 - Student Trips)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35330 Excursions and field trips

35332 Transportation by air

39830 School bus

39830.1 School pupil activity bus

39860 Transportation to special activities by district

44808 Liability when students not on school property

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

118947-118949 Prohibition against smoking in motor vehicle with minor

PUBLIC UTILITIES CODE

5384.2 District not liable for charter-party carrier

VEHICLE CODE

545 School bus, definition

12814.6 Limitations of provisional driver's license

27315 Mandatory use of seat belts in private passenger vehicles

27360-27360.5 Child passenger restraint systems

27363 Child passenger restraint systems, exemptions

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

California Department of Motor Vehicles: http://www.dmv.ca.gov

California Highway Patrol: http://www.chp.ca.gov

California Office of Traffic Safety: http://www.ots.ca.gov

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov

Policy EL DORADO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 3, 1992 Placerville, California

revised: October 12, 1999