The Standard of Care for Transporting Students: A Legal Overview
Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Join your colleagues by webinar and/or telephone for a presentation and discussion with:
Richard Kelly, Esq., RC Kelly Associates – Specializes in HR issues and safe and effective school bus transportation and risk management
Moderator: Angelia M. Gillis, PA Department of Transportation Driver Qualifications Section Manager, Bureau of Driver Licensing
Webinar link and dial in number will be emailed prior to the event.
Intended Audience: School Transportation Personnel, Special Education Personnel and CPS Technicians
The presentation will provide a discussion of recent case law and current legislation and regulations about student transportation. The presentation will discuss both established and evolving laws that effect the establishment and apportionment of liability when injuries occur in a student transportation environment. In this session you will learn the basics of tort and contract liability, municipal immunity, the common actions that arise when bad things happen, and how to establish best practices in risk management related to student transportation. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Rich Kelly is the founder of RC Kelly Law Associates, a firm that provides legal services to school bus contractors across the country.
- Understand the evolving laws that affect the establishment and apportionment of liability when injuries occur in a student transportation environment.
- Identify how to establish best practices in risk management related to student transportation.
- Understand the allocation of responsibilities for School Bus Contractors, School Districts, Intermediate Units, parents and students.
This Webinar has been pre-approved as an on-line educational session to meet the Community Education CPS re-certification requirement.
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