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Passenger Rules


Passenger Prohibited Actvities


The following are activities and behaviors that are prohibited on the Alma Transportation vehicles and facilities.


§  No smoking or chewing tobacco on any vehicle owned or operated by ATC.

§  No eating or drinking allowed on vehicles operated by ATC.  An exception to the eating policy will be made for medical reasons on a case-by-case basis and verified with dispatcher or director.

§  No physical or sexual contact with drivers or other passengers.

§  No objects defined as or intended to be used as a weapon (Michigan’s Concealed Carry Law will be enforced).

§  No bullying of other passengers; that is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance by use of force, threat, or coercion to abuseintimidate, or aggressively dominate others.

§  No use of obscene, profane, or indecent language.

§  No playing of any audio devices without the use of earphones.

§  No hazardous materials. (see restricted items) 

§  No passenger is allowed to solicit for any contributions.

§  Do not open windows while heating or air conditioning units are in operation.

§  Refusing to follow reasonable directions given by ATC staff, especially those that relate to the safety and security of the passengers and staff.

§  Shirt and shoes must be worn at all times. \

The driver shall make one (1) request for the prohibited behavior to stop.  If the behavior does not stop the driver shall stop the vehicle in a safe area and contact the office for further assistance.

 Drivers are responsible for monitoring the behavior of passengers.  If a driver feels a passenger has violated any of the specified infractions listed above the driver has the discretion to issue a citation to the passenger.  The driver shall obtain the passenger’s name and address.  The citation form shall be filled out with the appropriate reason indicated along with a brief explanation.  The driver shall then turn the citation over to the Transportation Director for review.  The Director shall complete the disciplinary report after consultation with the driver and forward to the passenger or their parent/guardian.

Contact Us

Brett Baublitz, Transportation Director

1105 Willow Run Drive
Alma, MI 48801

Dispatch: (989)463-6016
Office: (989)463-4444

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