EEA: Student Transportation Services

  • The major purpose of the Falmouth Public Schools’ transportation services is to aid students in getting to and from school in an efficient, safe, and economical manner.

    The district will contract for transportation services. The School Committee will award con­tracts on a competitive bid basis. Bus contractors and taxi contractors, who will be held res­ponsible for the safe operation of school buses, will comply with all applicable state laws and regulations, including but not limit­ed to:

    1. Specifications for school bus design and equipment
    2. Inspection of buses
    3. Qualifications and examinations of bus drivers
    4. Driving regulations
    5. Small vehicle requirements, if applicable 
    6. Insurance coverage
    7. Adherence to local regulations and directives as specified in bid contracts

    Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Director of Transportation will work with the bus contractor and other ap­propriate administrators and be responsible for establishing bus schedules, routes, stops, and all other matters relative to the transportation program.

     

    LEGAL REFS.:     M.G.L. 40:5; 71:7A, B and C; 71:37D; 71:48A; 71:68; 71:71A; 71B:4; 71B:5; 71B:8; 74:8A; 76:1; 76:12Bi; 76:14

    CROSS REF.:      EEAA, Walkers and Riders

Last Modified on April 21, 2020