ST. LOUIS BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICY
Transportation: Special Use of School Buses
All school buses and transportation equipment purchased by the school district shall be used for school purposes only. This policy is in keeping with the definition of "school bus" as provided in Section 301.010 (42), RSMo., which states:
· School Bus -- Any motor vehicle used solely to transport students to or from school or to transport students to or from any place for educational purposes.
School buses shall not be used by or on behalf of private, commercial, or religious organizations.
Vehicles owned by the district shall be properly insured and maintained in a safe and reliable condition.
Use of tobacco products in school-owned vehicles is prohibited.