School Bus Driver Information

How To Maintain Bus Credentials

  • How to Maintain School Bus Credentials: 

    Every four years a school bus driver must:

    • Complete 7 hours classroom refresher training and 3 hours in-bus training
    • Pass the school bus endorsement exam at DMV
    • Pass skills test (must be same class driver)

How To Become a Bus Driver

  • How to Become a Bus Driver:

    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Must obtain a commercial learner's permit @ DMV
      • Submit DL-31CD permit application, a Self-Certification form (DL-11CD), School Bus Driver's Physical Examination form (DL-704)
    • Complete 14 hours classroom instruction and 6 hour in-bus training

    More information go to http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/centers/SchoolBusCenter.shtml