The City of Cripple Creek is committed to the safety of its passengers and employees. In addition, the city must comply with certain federal regulations following incidents as a component of funding.
- The driver shall complete an Incident Report on an approved form whenever the vehicle, driver, or passenger is involved in an accident. Incidents may be reported in memo form.
- The driver must, in addition to the written report, notify City of Cripple Creek Transit management immediately of any incident or accident.
- An incident or accident shall be defined as and include but not be limited to:
- Any vehicle damage
- Personal injury to any party
- Any moving violation while on duty
- Passenger disputes
- Passenger policy violations
- Passenger complaints
- Questionable package(s) left on the vehicle
- The driver must notify City of Cripple Creek management immediately if:
- An accident occurs in which a passenger is injured and must be transported by emergency services for treatment; or
- The vehicle is damaged to the extent that it cannot be driven from the site of the accident.
If either of the conditions listed in #4 occur, the driver must immediately be removed from service by a supervisor and taken for post-accident drug and alcohol testing. No employee shall leave the scene of an accident without prior approval unless it is medically necessary or in order to obtain assistance. If an employee fails to remain readily available for testing without good reason, he/she may be deemed to have refused to submit to testing.
- For all drivers who are involved in an accident meeting any of the criteria outlined in #4, the supervisor on duty at the time of the accident must fill out the Post Accident Documentation Form (Appendix D).