Driver training and education

first-aid-trainingPeople are the foundation of our business. That’s why we begin by hiring drivers who share our passion for safety. Then we provide them with training to ensure a high level of competence in their jobs.

Our Driver Education and Training Program is comprised of a comprehensive set of modules delivered in the classroom and behind-the-wheel. In addition to safety and driving proficiency, our training ensures that drivers have the skills and sensitivity to deal confidently with any situation they may encounter.

Classroom Training Modules:

  1. Responsibilities of the Bus Company
  2. Responsibilities of the Bus Driver
  3. Meet the Bus
  4. Pre & Post Trip Inspections
  5. Mirror Adjustments & Reference Points
  6. Check your Brakes
  7. Safety Essentials
  8. Defensive Driving
  9. Intersections
  10. Safe Backing
  11. Railroad Crossings
  12. Danger Zones
  13. Student Management and Conflict Resolution
  14. Safe Bus Stops
  15. Emergency Evacuations
  16. Post-Accident Procedures
  17. Epi Pen Procedures
  18. Smart Driver for School Buses
  19. Human Rights and Diversity Training

Behind the Wheel Training Modules:

  1. Vehicle & Brake Inspection
  2. Following Distance
  3. Left Turns
  4. Right Turns
  5. Mirror Adjustments
  6. Use of signals and Horn
  7. Student Loading
  8. Student Unloading
  9. Use of Accelerator and Brakes
  10. Intersections
  11. Railroad Crossings
  12. Defensive Driving
  13. Backing
  14. Merging and Lane Changing
  15. Pedestrian Awareness
  16. Child Check & Post-Trip Inspections