You are here: Home About APS Policies and Procedural Directives Policies E. Support Services EE1 School Bus and District Vehicle Drivers and Personal Electronic Devices

EE1 School Bus and District Vehicle Drivers and Personal Electronic Devices

All school bus drivers who transport students to and from school and on district-sponsored activities for the Albuquerque Public Schools shall be prohibited from the following:

  1. The use of personal electronic devices – even those equipped with hands-free devices - while driving a school bus with or without student passengers;
  2. The use of personal electronic devices while supervising the loading and unloading of students.

The only exception to the use personal electronic devices by school bus drivers may be in the case of an extreme emergency.  Personal electronic devices may be used by school bus drivers in the case of an emergency only if the school bus is stopped and secured in a safe location.

Drivers of district vehicles shall comply with city ordinances for use of personal electronic devices while operating a vehicle.

Administrative Position: Chief Operations Officer

Department Director: Executive Director of Operations

Legal Cross Ref.: ’74 Code, § 8-2-1-24
Board Policy Cross Ref: EE Transportation Services

NSBA/NEPN Classification: GBEF, EEAE

Reviewed: August 16, 2007
Approved: September 5, 2007
Reviewed: August 14, 2013
Revised: August 21, 2013

Document Actions
More National Merit Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to the recent graduates who received scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Invests in Innovative APS STEM Programs
Story Time in the Park
Monday through Thursday, June 11-July 19, at 25 summer lunch meal sites in the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. Lunch is served at all sites from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.
APS is Hiring!
We have hundreds of openings for lots of different jobs. Apply online.
Budget Includes Money for Raises for First Time in Years
Teachers are expected to see an increase of at least 2.5 percent; other APS employees are expected to get a 2 percent raise.