5320 School Transportation Safety Program


All Grand Island Public Schools' vehicles and vehicles under contract used to transport children shall be maintained in such condition as to provide safe and efficient transportation service with a minimum of delay and disruption of such service due to mechanical or equipment failure. Vehicles owned or under contract used in Grand Island Public Schools shall be regularly inspected and operated in accordance with procedures established by State statutes.

Drivers providing regularly scheduled district or contracted transportation services will be required to possess a valid school transportation operator's permit according to State Department of Education rules and regulations. Driving records of all applicants for positions as drivers, will be carefully reviewed.

References: Neb. Rev. Stat. 79-318
Neb. Rev. Stat. 79-602 – 608
Neb. Rev. Stat. 79-254 - 294

Nebraska Department of Education:
Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 91
Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 92
Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 93
Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 94
Title 92, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 95

Policy Adopted 2/7/77
Policy Revised 5-5-97
Policy Revised 5-12-05
Policy Revised 10-9-08
Policy Revised 02-18-10
Policy Reviewed: 4-12-2011
Policy Reviewed: 08.13.2015