Use of Private Transportation

Adult Volunteer Drivers

  1. Completed Field Trip Private Transportation Driver Guidelines Form (IFCB-R-17) on file in the main office.
  2. The owner’s insurance is considered primary according to Michigan no-fault insurance.
  3. A minimum of $100,000/300,000 liability insurance is required on the vehicle.
  4. The vehicle is properly maintained and in good repair, particularly as it pertains to safety equipment such as brakes, horn, tires, lights, etc.
  5. No open-type vehicle, such as a pickup truck, shall be used for transporting students.
  6. A legal seat belt will be available and used by each occupant while in the vehicle.
  7. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license with no court-ordered restrictions.

Employee Drivers

  1. The owner’s insurance is considered primary according to Michigan no-fault insurance.
  2. A minimum of $100,000/300,000 liability insurance is required on the vehicle.  District insurance provides additional coverage beyond the owner’s limits for liability only. There is no additional coverage for repair of vehicle.  Since the district pays a mileage rate, it is assumed that the employee driver carries the proper limits of insurance.
  3. The vehicle is properly maintained and in good repair, particularly as it pertains to safety equipment such as brakes, horn, tires, lights, etc.
  4. No open-type vehicle, such as a pickup truck, shall be used for transporting students.
  5. A legal seat belt will be available and used by each occupant while in the vehicle.
  6. The driver possesses a valid driver’s license with no court-ordered restrictions.

Student Drivers and Students Riding with Student Drivers

Students driving and students riding with student drivers on field trips shall be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the principal (e.g., under unusual circumstances and with parent approval).

  1. A minimum of $100,000/300,000 liability insurance is required on the vehicle.
  2. Owner’s insurance is considered primary according to Michigan no-fault insurance.
  3. The vehicle is properly maintained and in good repair, particularly as it pertains to safety equipment such as brakes, horn, tires, lights, etc.
  4. No open-type vehicle, such as a pickup truck, shall be used for transporting students.
  5. A legal seat belt will be available and used by each occupant while in the vehicle.
  6. Student driver possesses a valid driver’s license with no court-ordered restrictions.
  7. Field Trip Parent Notice/Permission and Medical Consent Form (IFCB-10) on file in the main office.
  8. Field Trip Student Driver Information Form (IFCB-R-18) on file in the main office.
  9. Field Trip Student Driver/Rider Permission and Waiver of Liability Form (IFCB-19) on file in the main office.

4/2/98