The board shall purchase casualty and liability insurance for vehicles owned and operated by the district.  The board shall also purchase vehicle non-ownership insurance as  secondary coverage for privately-owned vehicles used for the transportation of students and for employees’ privately-owned vehicles used for school business.

No bus or vehicle shall be used to transport students or other members of the community to or from school, to extracurricular activities, on field trips or other functions without proof that the vehicle is covered by liability insurance.

LEGAL REF: MCL, 380.1332; Michigan Department of Education, Bulletin #431;                                                                  691.1405

Adopted:   7/1/93