Guidelines for Transportation

Possible Destinations

  • Housing to Field
  • "To Town" (errands, entertainment, meals, etc.)



All Drivers Must:

  • Have a valid driver's license (appropriate to vehicle)
  • Current doctor certification
  • Be authorized to drive
    • FLC - Must have current USDOL certificate and be authorized to transport and drive
    • FLCE - Must have current USDOL certificate and be authorized to drive

All Vehicles Must:

  • Have Current:
    • State inspection sticker and valid tags
    • Insurance
  • Pass all Federal & State Safety Inspections:
    • Windshield, windshield wipers
    • Brakes
    • Lights (brake, front, hazard, high-beam, and turning signals)
    • Identical tire size/Adequate tread
    • Horn
    • Fire extinguisher
    • First Aid Kit
    • Mirrors (side and rear view)
    • Seats for each occupant
    • Seat belts for each occupant
    • Emergency Exit door
    • Properly functioning exhaust system
    • Door handles/latches


A Best Practice

Designate an individual to do a daily visual inspection of all vehicles using a written checklist. Keep a copy of this checklist to show your "good faith" effort to have safe, compliant vehicles.


Keep in Mind

If an individual is transporting workers at the benefit of the grower, the grower should ensure that all the above conditions are met.