Administrative Procedure 580

Use Of District Owned Vehicles

Background

District owned and school owned vehicles are only to be used for the purpose of carrying out District business or approved school activities.

Procedures

  1. Only District employees shall be permitted to operate District owned vehicles unless the Director of Operations and Maintenance or Principal gives prior written approval.
  2. Passengers are permitted to ride with District employees only if they are conducting District business or participating in an approved school activity.
  3. Anyone operating a District vehicle must have a valid license for that type of vehicle as specified by provincial regulations.
  4. Traffic laws are to be obeyed at all times and each occupant must wear a seat belt except where otherwise expressly permitted by law (i.e. school bus).
  5. Goods being transported are to be properly secured. Transportation of dangerous goods must follow provincial regulations.
  6. Vehicles, other than school buses, are to be locked at all times whenever they are not in use. Keys are never to be left in the ignition when the vehicle is unattended.
  7. Maintenance Department vehicles are to be stored overnight in the respective maintenance compound with the following exception:
    1. Maintenance personnel, as determined by the Director of Operations and Maintenance, who frequently respond to emergencies, or who may, on a project basis, be expected to start their work day at a location other than their regular work site.

Adopted:

September 21, 2016

Amended:

 

Reference:

Section 20, 60, 61, 96, 113, 116, 117 School Act

Traffic Safety Act

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency Act

Income Tax Act (Canada)