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Chapter 6.5. Motor Carrier Safety * Article 5. Additional Requirements for School Bus Drivers Leaving Driver's Compartment.   

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When a pupil is aboard, the driver shall not leave the driver's compartment without first stopping the engine, effectively setting the parking brake, placing the transmission in first or reverse gear or park position, and removing the ignition keys, which shall remain in the driver's possession. On vehicles with automatic transmissions which do not have a park position, the transmission shall be placed in neutral.

Authority cited:

Vehicle Code 34501.5

reference:

Vehicle Code 34501.5

(Amended by Register 91, No. 52.)