Bus Training

 

  
Bus Driver Information 
    
 

  The following requirements must be fulfilled in order to become a bus driver or renew a bus driver permit in Tazewell county.

  

PERMIT RENEWAL

In accordance with Public Act 88-612, all school bus drivers are required to complete an annual refresher safety course before their school bus driver permit can be renewed. This course runs approximately two hours.

-All fees ($8.00) and forms are due in our office 4 days prior to the class. -
There will be no on-site registrations permitted.
-Class sizes will be limited to fifteen (15) in the Initial class and forty (40) in the Refresher class.
-Registration for refresher classes will be accepted starting August 1. Registering early will help ensure a spot in the class of your choice.
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Certification cards will be distributed immediately after completion of the class. All drivers must bring their license to the class in order to receive their certification card.
-Drivers will be responsible to provide their district or company a copy of their certification card.

 

 

 

 

 

NEW BUS DRIVERS

 

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New bus drivers are required to participate in an eight hour initial training course.

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You must pre-register for this course. Contact the Regional Office of Education.

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The $8.00 fee is required for the initial training course.

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New bus drivers must be employed by a bus company or a school district

         

CONTACT INFORMATION

            For additional information or to register for training contact the
Regional Office of Education at (309)477-2290

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