SPECIAL DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS
5.1 DRIVER'S OBLIGATIONS TO PASSENGERS. The
driver of a Navy vehicle used to transport military or
c i v i l i a n personnel has special obligations to his
passengers in addition to the responsibility previously
described for the operation of the vehicle. These
obligations are described in this section.
5.2 BUSES, TRAILER BUSES, AND TRUCKS USED TO
TRANSPORT PERSONNEL. When carrying personnel in
a bus, trailer bus, or truck, follow the directions given
below to provide safe and efficient transportation.
a. Control of Passengers. Permit only authorized
passengers to ride in the vehicle. Permit passengers to
ride only when they are completely inside the vehicle;
do not permit passengers to extend legs or arms outside
the vehicle when it is in motion.
b. Boarding. Permit passengers to board and leave
the vehicle only after it is stopped completely.
c. Exits. Secure all doors, gates, and ramps before
moving the vehicle.
d. Passenger Seating. Require all passengers to
remain seated when the vehicle is in motion; allow
standing only if the vehicle is equipped with hand
prohibited from riding in the doorwell or in such a
position as to obstruct the operator's view.