The School Committee will reserve the right to approve or disapprove persons employed by the bus contractor to drive school transportation vehicles.

1. Courteous and careful drivers will be required.

2. Each driver will file with school officials a medical certificate and proof of freedom from tuberculosis.

3. No person under 18 years nor over 70 years of age and only persons with a satisfactory CORI will be allowed to operate school buses.

4. Only persons who are properly licensed by the state and have completed the driver-training program will be permitted to drive school buses.

5. The contractor will furnish the School Committee with a list of names of drivers and their safety records for the last three years.

6. In case of any permanent change of bus driver, or any particular bus route the contractor will notify school officials at once.

LEGAL REFS.: Highway Safety Program Standard No. 17 M.G.L. 90:7B; 90:8A; 90:8A

ADOPTED: July 11, 1996