NC Laws & Policies
School Attendance and Student Accounting Manual
(Inclement Weather Closing After Buses are Rolling, Chapter 5)
DPI Office of Financial and Business Services Allotment Policy Manual - Transportation
(Including Idling Reduction Requirements)
by Governmental Units G.S. 66-58 section c(9b) (The Umstead Act)
Stipulates allowable use of activity buses by outside groups (non-profits transporting children)
Minimum Vacation Leave for School Bus Drivers - GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA;1997 SESSION; S.L. 1997-443; SENATE BILL 352
MINIMUM VACATION LEAVE FOR BUS DRIVERS Section 8.6.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all regular school bus drivers, who have been employed for at least one academic year and who are not entitled to more than one day of paid vacation leave, are entitled to one day of paid vacation leave in each subsequent school year. An employee who is terminated or resigns before taking the leave day is not entitled to compensation for the day.
14-33. Misdemeanor assaults, batteries, and affrays, simple and aggravated; punishments.(school employees)
14-132.2. Willfully trespassing upon, damaging, or impeding the progress of a public school bus.
State TORT CLAIMS ACT
143-291. Article 31 Tort Claims against State Departments and Agencies
143-300.1. Claims against county and city boards of education for accidents involving school buses or school transportation service vehicles.
Tort Claims Coverage and Reimbursment Categories (Dec 2015)
Frequently Asked Questions about Tort Claims and Mileage Reimbursement
Motor Vehicle Laws
20-28.3-28.9 DWI Vehicle Seizure Laws.
20-183.2. School Buses, Activity Buses exempt from annual DMV Inspection
20-137.4. Unlawful Use of a Mobile Phone
20-142.3. Certain vehicles (schoolbuses) must stop at railroad grade crossing.
FEDERAL LAW - 49 CFR 392.10 Railroad grade crossings; stopping required.
School Bus Stop Arm Laws
20-217. Motor vehicles to stop for properly marked and designated school buses in certain instances; evidence of identity of driver.
20-218 Standard qualifications for school bus drivers; speed limit for school buses and school activity buses
20-4.01. Definition of School Bus, Activity Bus (section 27 D3) and Public Vehicular Area (section 32)
McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children - Transportation Brief