4766-3-12 Temporary and disaster operations.

(A) In the event of a disaster situation when permitted ambulette(s) based in the locality of the disaster situation are incapacitated or insufficient in number to render ambulette(s) needed, a licensed ambulette service may utilize whatever means necessary to transport.

(B) An ambulette that has not been issued a permit by the board may be issued a temporary permit, for a period not to exceed sixty days, if the ambulette is used to replace a permitted ambulette that has been temporarily taken out of service for repair or maintenance. In order to obtain a temporary permit, an ambulette service shall submit a written application to the board containing:

(1) Vehicle identification number of the permitted ambulette;

(2) Date permitted ambulette was placed out of service;

(3) Vehicle identification number of the ambulette to receive a temporary permit;

(4) Date temporarily permitted ambulette is to be placed in service;

(5) Reason the permitted ambulette was taken out of service.

(C) The licensed ambulette service shall ensure that the fifty dollar fee prescribed in paragraph (E) of rule 4766-3-03 of the Administrative Code shall be received by the board within seven days of issuance of a temporary permit.

(D) A temporarily permitted ambulette shall not be operated unless it meets the requirements set forth in paragraph (B) of rule 4766-3-08 and rule 4766-3-10 of the Administrative Code and the insurance requirement set forth in Division (B) of section 4766.06 of the Revised Code.

(E) The ambulette service shall note the date of return to service of the permitted ambulette on the temporary permit.

(F) The licensed ambulette service shall return the temporary permit to the board within two days after the permitted ambulette is returned to service.

Replaces: 4766-3-15

Effective: 04/16/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/16/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4766.07 , 4766.09
Prior Effective Dates: 08/18/2005