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Chapter 6.5. Motor Carrier Safety * Article 4. Additional Requirements for School Bus, SPAB, and Youth Bus Drivers School Bus Accidents.   

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(a) Reporting. Whenever any school bus accident occurs, the driver shall stop at the scene, immediately notify or cause to be notified the department, his or her employer, and the school district for which the bus may be operated under contract.

(b) Sending for Help. In the event of an accident or emergency, a driver shall not leave the immediate vicinity of the bus to seek aid unless no pupil aboard can be sent to summon help.

Authority cited:

Vehicle Code 34501

Vehicle Code 34501.5

Vehicle Code 34508

Education Code 39831

Reference:

Vehicle Code 546

Vehicle Code 34501

Vehicle Code 34501.5

Vehicle Code 34508

Education Code 39831

(Amended by Register 87, No. 23.)