The following are activities and
behaviors that are prohibited on the Alma Transportation vehicles and
§ 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 abuse, intimidate, or aggressively dominate others.
§ No use of obscene, profane, or indecent language.
§ No playing of any audio devices without the use of
§ 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
§ 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