Can you report a school bus driver?

Can you report a school bus driver?

Contact the Transportation Director of your school district by phone. Tell him about your bus driver, what the driver is doing wrong and how you would like to see the situation corrected. Mail a formal copy of the complaint into the school district as well. Write “Attn” followed by the Transportation Director’s name.

Do I need a CDL to drive a school bus?

Guidance: Yes. Any driver of a bus that is designed to transport 16 or more persons, or that has a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more, is required to obtain a CDL in the applicable class with a passenger endorsement. This includes drivers transporting empty school buses on a public highway.

Do I need a CDL to drive an RV?

Basically, you need a CDL for large vehicles like tractor-trailers, buses, and sometimes RVs. Some people refer to these certifications as “Class A” licenses. Driving a Class A RV is not the same as driving a car or a van or even a smaller RV.

Why do school busses have no seat belts?

Large school buses are heavier and distribute crash forces differently than passenger cars and light trucks do. Since the sizes and weights of small school buses are closer to those of passenger cars and trucks, seat belts in those vehicles are necessary to provide occupant protection.”

How do you deal with a mean bus driver?

Write down all bad behaviors that have been witnessed or discussed regarding the bus driver. Include items such as talking on a cell phone while driving, using inappropriate language while talking to children, excessive discipline, smoking or or actions that are in violation of acceptable school employee behaviors.

Is it legal to use a non school bus?

A school should contact State authorities to determine if it is legal to operate a non-school bus for school transportation. A school district or private school can be sold a used bus, even when the bus could not be sold when new.

How to make school bus transportation safer for everyone?

Make school bus transportation safer for everyone by following these practices: When backing out of a driveway or leaving a garage, watch out for children walking or bicycling to school.

What to do if your child is not getting transportation to school?

As a parent, you should contact your public school district and request transportation. If it is not practical for them to do so, they will work with you to initiate a process to establish payment-in-lieu of transportation.

Who is allowed to drive a school bus in SC?

(A) (1) Only a person who has been certified by the State Board of Education may drive a school bus, as defined in Section 59-67-10, when transporting preprimary, primary, or secondary students to or from school.