Get Your
Bus Driver License

Bus training consists of 20 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of road and field instruction. With a total of 60 hours, the student is well prepared to begin a career in the bus driving industry.

All our testing is offered on-site!

Bus Driver
Classroom Hours

Classroom hours for bus driver training consists of:

  • Orientation
  • Log book training
  • Special features of the bus with a focus on passenger safety
  • Hazards, emergency truck maneuvers and accidents  emphasis on entering/exiting roadways
  • Vehicle inspection and brake inspection check
  • City, night driving and extreme weather while keeping the of passengers safety in mind

 

Other coverages:

  • Vehicle start up, shut down and operation
  • Basic safe driving techniques
  • Speed and space management
  • Picking up and dropping off passengers in a safe manner
  • Making turns, backing, parking
  • Communicating with others on the road

Bus Driver
Field Training

Field training hours for bus driver training consists of:

  • Vehicle pre-trip inspection
  • Maneuvers needed to pass the MA State Police CDL Skills Exam

Once the student feels confident and the Instructor feels that the student is handling the equipment properly, the student then moves out onto the public roadways to complete their bus driving course.