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§31-11-21.1  Penalty for employing of unlicensed/unauthorized operator. –


Published: 2015

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TITLE 31

Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-11

Suspension or Revocation of Licenses – Violations

SECTION 31-11-21.1



   § 31-11-21.1  Penalty for employing of

unlicensed/unauthorized operator. –

(a) The registered owner of any school bus used for the transportation of

school children shall be responsible for insuring that any person operating the

school bus is licensed as provided in chapter 10 of this title, and the failure

of any driver to have the proper licenses and certificates shall result in a

fine against the registered owner of not less than two hundred dollars ($200)

nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) for each day the driver operates a

school bus without the licenses and/or certificates. This fine shall be

administered by the traffic tribunal. Nothing in this section shall preclude

any civil or criminal penalty against the unlicensed operator of the school bus.



   (b) The registered owner of any school bus used for the

transportation of school children shall obtain from the division of motor

vehicles every year a certificate indicating that the operators of any school

bus registered to the registered owner is in full compliance with all the

requirements of this title.



   (c) The division of motor vehicles shall reply to any request

made by any school bus owner in writing within ten (10) working days of the

receipt of the request.



   (d) The division of motor vehicles shall prepare forms for

the filing of requests and answers to them.



   (e) Licenses issued to school bus operators shall bear the

date of the most recent division of motor vehicles check on its face.



   (f) The division of motor vehicles shall fix a fee for the

providing of the information required by this section, which fee shall be paid

by the registered owner making the request.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1986, ch. 413, § 3.)