Who Can Drive a School Bus in Texas?
School bus drivers are held to a higher standard of conduct than average citizens, and there are specific laws that govern the conduct of school bus drivers. For your own protection and the protection of your passengers, you must know the laws and obey them.
To be hired as a school bus driver and begin to drive a school bus, you must:
School Bus Driver Training
Class Make-Up Policy
Make-ups for bus driver training classes may be approved on a case-by-case basis and only for certain emergency situations. Make-up approvals must be approved by Region 4's transportation department first who will then notify your district's transportation department. Please note that no make-ups will be allowed for the first day of bus driver training. If for some reason you are unable to make the first day of the class you must contact your transportation department to have your class rescheduled to a later date. Drivers who are registered for a class and who do not attend and have not been canceled by their district a minimum of 48-hours before the beginning of the class will be invoiced as if they had attended and no credit will be given.
Reasonable Suspicion Video
Click the link for more information and to access the free training video.
This is a voluntary program designed to provide transportation professionals with information that will enable them to effectively observe, assess and report suspicious individuals, vehicles, packages, and/or objects.
The training video is approximately 30 minutes and divided into three segments.
Any questions related to this program should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Business and Operations Solutions
Program Specialist, Transportation