Kansas - Transportation Safety—safety training: Program Requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to establish transportation plans or policies that address bus driver safety training.

2017 Kansas Statutes 72-6487. Transportation of students; authorization to provide or furnish; required, when; suspension or revocation of privilege or entitlement; fees, authorization to prescribe and collect, limitations, disposition.

(a) The board of education of a school district may provide or furnish transportation for students who are enrolled in the school district to or from any school of the school district or to or from any school of another school district attended by such students in accordance with the provisions of an agreement entered into under authority of K.S.A. 72-13,101, and amendments thereto.

(b)   (1) When any or all of the conditions specified in this provision exist, the board of education of a school district shall provide or furnish transportation for students who reside in the school district and who attend any school of the school district or who attend any school of another school district in accordance with the provisions of an agreement entered into under authority of K.S.A. 72-13,101, and amendments thereto. The conditions which apply to the requirements of this provision are as follows:

* (A)   The residence of the student is inside or outside the corporate limits of a city, the school building attended is outside the corporate limits of a city and the school building attended is more than 2 1/2 miles by the usually traveled road from the residence of the student; or

* (B)   the residence of the student is outside the corporate limits of a city, the school building attended is inside the corporate limits of a city and the school building attended is more than 2 1/2 miles by the usually traveled road from the residence of the student; or

* (C)   the residence of the student is inside the corporate limits of one city, the school building attended is inside the corporate limits of a different city and the school building attended is more than 2 1/2 miles by the usually traveled road from the residence of the student.
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