CVISP Bus Rental Requests 

The Comox Valley International Student Program (CVISP) passenger bus is available to all SD#71 staff for SD#71 business (field trips etc.). Complete this online booking request form to book the van. Paper, phone, email and in person requests are not accepted.

Note: The CVISP has priority use of the bus and will provide reasonable notice (typically 10 business days) should you need to arrange for a different rental.

Bus Booking Request Form

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  • Prior to your trip: 1. Drivers must provide and have with them while driving the CVISP van a valid Class 4 (miminum) drivers license. 2. A current (within the past year) copy of their's ICBC drivers abstract on file with the CVISP office. 3. Pre-trip inspection report completed by the driver and carry the pre-trip inspection report in the van during the trip. 4. Pick up the van between 08:15 and 16:00 weekdays at the Mechanic's Compound on the maintenance grounds behind Vanier Secondary School (entry off Vanier Drive). The compound is locked at 16:00 on weekdays and all weekend. 5. I accept and agree to the $50 cancellation fee and that the school account on my van booking request form will be invoiced accordingly. 6. The CVISP reserves the right to assign you the bus that best suits the needs of your trip.
  • During Your Trip: 1. The pre-trip inspection report must be in the bus for the duration of the trip. 2. Buses are to be operated only on paved roads. 3. Buses are to be left at the Maintenance Department compound or kept in the care of the driver. Buses must not be left overnight in school parking lots and NEVER leave a bus outside the compound. 4. Aisles, exits and emergency exits must be kept clear at all times. 5. The number of passengers carried must not exceed the legal bus capacity (23 passengers, 1 driver). All passengers must be seated in a designated seat with a seat belt at all times. 6. Equipment and luggage must be securely stored. 7. Passengers must be off-loaded when the bus is being refueled. 8. Should a bus breakdown inside the Comox Valley during business hours, contact the Maintenance Department at 250-338-7475. 9. Should the bus breakdown outside the Comox Valley, contact the nearest repair facility. If the problem is significant, call the Maintenance Department collect at 250-338-7475. Repair costs will be reimbursed. 10. If the bus is involved in an accident, contact should be made ASAP with your school principal who will advise the appropriate School District officials. 11. All toll bridge charges will be added to the invoice to your school. 12. All trips over 160 KM must be entered in the logbook located in each bus.
  • After Your Trip: 1. I will refuel the bus to a full tank 2. I will clean the interior of the bus by sweeping and emptying all garbage receptacles prior to returning the bus to the Maintenance Department/Grounds. 3. I agree that my school will be charged for any cleaning services required. 4. I agree that I will complete and sign the post-trip inspection report and give it to the secretary in the Maintenance Department. Any damage to the interior and exterior will be noted on this report. 5. I agree to return the bus keys to the Maintenance Department Office. 6. I agree to return the bus no later than 07:45 on business days to ensure availability for the next user. 7. I will ensure all windows are closed and doors are locked.
    I have read and understand the CVISP bus rules, procedures and terms prior to, during, and after my booking and agree to comply with these terms and conditions.