(a)  Transportation services may be provided at any time during the rehabilitation process including initial evaluation and extended evaluation.  These services are supplementary to other rehabilitation services and shall be provided only to enable the client to derive full benefit from other services.

(b)  Transportation services may include travel for an attendant or escort of the client, as well as the client, when necessary to enable the client to receive other services.  Transportation may be by public or private conveyance depending upon the circumstances of the individual client and the availability and appropriateness of the transportation system.

(c)  The Division maintains a limit on the cost of transportation services for a complete vocational rehabilitation program.  Exceptions may be made by the Division upon a showing of good cause.  The schedule of limits on transportation costs may be inspected at the Division's State office, 805 Ruggles Drive, Dorothea Dix Campus, Raleigh, North Carolina between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑546; 143B‑10(j); 34 C.F.R. 361.42;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.