1. A driver of a school bus must meet all of the following requirements:
a. Be at least eighteen years of age.
b. Be physically and mentally competent.
c. Not possess personal or moral habits which would be detrimental to the best interests of the safety and welfare of the children transported.
d. Have an annual physical examination and meet all established requirements for physical fitness.
2. Any of the following shall constitute grounds for a school bus driver's immediate suspension from duties, pending a termination hearing by the board of directors of a public school district or the authorities in charge in a nonpublic school:
a. Use of nonprescription controlled substances or alcoholic beverages during working hours.
b. Operating a school bus while under the influence of nonprescription controlled substances or alcoholic beverages.
c. Fraud in the procurement or renewal of a school bus driver's permit.
d. The commission of or conviction for a public offense as defined by the Iowa criminal code, if the offense is relevant to and affects driving ability, or if the offense includes sexual involvement with a minor student with the intent to commit acts and practices proscribed under sections 709.2 through 709.4, section 709.8, and sections 725.1 through 725.3, or is a violation of the rules of the department of education adopted to implement section 280.17.
[C31, 35, § 4960-d10; C39, § 5032.04; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.375]
89 Acts, ch 210, §13; 90 Acts, ch 1230, § 70; 93 Acts, ch 127, § 8
Referred to in § 321.376, 321.378, 321.380, 331.653
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