Class B Bus Driver Training

Course Overview

6 week, 160 hour passenger bus course.

Course Breakdown

Classroom – Week 1

Day 1-3 General Knowledge Study Guide
Air Brake Study Guide
Passenger Study Guide (bus only)
Class C Study Guide
Day 4 D.O.T Physical & Drug Test
Test Review on General Knowledge
Air Brakes, Combination and Class C
Day 5 Map Reading Class
Log Book Class
DMV Written Exam
Number of hours completed – 40 hours

Yard Skills – Week 2-3

Week 2 Yard Orientation
Pre-Trip Inspection
Walk Around Inspection
Air Brake Inspection
Week 3 Forward Stopping
Straight Line Backing
Alley Docking
Parallel parking
Offset back right & Offset Back left
Use of side Mirrors
Number of hours completed – 60 hours

On the Road – Week 4-6

Week 4-5 Defensive Driving
Following Distance
Right Turns
Left Turns
Lane Changing
Entering & Exiting Freeways
Reaction to Hazardous
Week 6 DMV Testing (Pre-Trip, Yard & Road)
Number of hours completed – 60 hours

Total Number of Hours Completed  –  160 Hours