5013 Back-up Warning Devices for District Vehicles

POLICY NO.:  5013         DATE APPROVED:  1990-05 

SUBJECT:    Back-up Warning Devices for District Vehicles 

Policy 

It is the policy of the Board that certain classifications of vehicles will be equipped with audible back-up warning devices.

 Regulations:

 The following classifications of vehicles owned or leased by School District No. 60, shall be equipped with audible back-up warning devices.  These devices will be installed in such a manner that they will be automatically activated when the vehicle is shifted into reverse gear, and will be maintained in good working condition:

 1.         Back-hoe, Bob-cat, Front end Loader, Snow Ploughing equipment and other Heavy             equipment..

 2.         Vehicles used primarily for mail-delivery purposes within the District.

 3.         Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight in excess of three-quarter (3/4) ton capacity.

 District school buses used exclusively for the transportation of students will be exempted from this Policy.

 Revised: 2011-11

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