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–Paso Robles Joint Unified School District Transportation Department will be offering a free Original School Bus Driver Class, Feb. 21 – March 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Classes will be held at 2910 Union Road Support Services Facility.bus drivers paso robles

It is required by the California Department of Education to complete 20 hours of classroom time and 20 hours of Behind the Wheel time.

Once committed, you must attend each class.

California School Bus Drivers are the best screened, best qualified, and best trained professional drivers in the nation, according to the school district.

School bus drivers are above moral reproach, possess knowledge of laws, regulations, and first aid.

They have the ability to safely operate a school bus, they are flexible and exercise common sense.

The school bus is the safest form of passenger transportation in the world.

If you are interested please contact Lisa Costanzo or Ria Ravenscroft at (805) 769-1150 ext 32018 or email

Class schedule:
All classes start promptly at 9 a.m. and end by 12 p.m.

Day 1 Orientation & rules and regulations
Day 2 Rules and regulations & CHP interviews
Day 3 Vehicle components
Day 4 Defensive driving specialized defensive driving
Day 5 Loading and unloading & emergency procedures
Day 6 Emergency procedures & pupil management
Day 7 Field trips, special needs, public relations
Day 8 First aid
Day 9 Class final
Day 10 Written test with CHP rules and regulations test



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