10A NCAC 09 .1002          SAFE VEHICLES

(a)  Vehicles used to transport children enrolled in child care centers shall be free of hazards such as, but not limited to, torn upholstery that allows children to remove the interior padding, broken windows, holes in the floor or roof, or tire treads of less than 2/32 of an inch.

(b)  Vehicles used to transport children enrolled in child care centers shall comply with all applicable State and federal laws and regulations.

(c)  Vehicles shall be insured for liability as required by State laws governing transportation of passengers pursuant to G.S. 20-279.21.

(d)  Vehicles used to transport children in snowy, icy, and other hazardous weather conditions must be equipped with snow tires or chains as appropriate.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-85; 110‑91(13); 143B‑168.3;

Eff. January 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1998;

Readopted Eff. October 1, 2017.