7.A.110 Accidents Involving School Buses

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Administrative Procedure: Accidents Involving School Buses

 

EFFECTIVE DATE:

March 9, 2005

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE CODE:

7.A.110

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If a bus is involved in an accident, the bus driver shall immediately inform the Transportation Coordinator and the principal(s) of the school(s). The bus driver and the Transportation Coordinator shall call the police for assistance as deemed necessary.

 

In the case of an accident, the driver shall not continue the trip without authorization from the Transportation Coordinator.

 

The bus driver shall submit detailed reports of the accident to the Transportation Coordinator, to Autopac, and to the police as required in accordance with The Highway Traffic Act.

 

The Transportation Coordinator shall inform the Secretary-Treasurer immediately, and shall submit all necessary written reports and recommendations as required.

 

If students are involved in a bus accident, parents/guardians shall be duly informed. The school and the Transportation Coordinator will be responsible for parent/guardian contact.

 

The Superintendent or designate shall be responsible for responding to media inquiries.