WHO MAKES THE DECISION TO CANCEL SCHOOL VEHICLE TRANSPORTATION?

Weather related school vehicle cancellations are the responsibility of School Vehicle Operators, in consultation with SCSTC.

On days where inclement weather is forecast the School Vehicle Operators in Simcoe County have their local employees review local weather and road conditions throughout the County prior to 5:30 am. A combination of School Vehicle Operator Management, Safety Personnel and Senior Drivers undertake a number of processes to review current local road a weather condition, including but not limited to:

  • drive their local areas to determine current road and visibility conditions;
  • consult local townships to confirm plows are out clearing roads;
  • consult other available local services and resources regarding local road conditions. 

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