The following is a list of documents compiled here in the School Bus Safety Unit for use and information.
12 & 15 Passenger Rated Van Information (PDF) Information document on using 12 and 15 passenger vans for student transportation
14 Passenger School Bus Document (PDF) Information document regarding CDL and other requirements for activity and school buses with a passenger rating of 14 or less plus the driver.
2020 - 2021 Transportation Safety Review Guidance (PDF)
ADA question and answer document regarding service animals (PDF)
Bus Driver Hiring Informational Guide (PDF) Infomration guide and checklist for hiring new activity/school bus drivers
Bus Driver Hour Guidance Document (PDF) School Transportation Officials and School Administrators should be aware of driving hours when sending their School/Activity Bus or School Passenger Vehicle Drivers on field and activity trips. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance and information regarding driving hours.
BUSING ON THE LOOKOUT (BOTL) Wallet Cards (PDF)
Charging Fees for Student Transportation (PDF) Questions and answers for school districts when charging students for transportationC
File Retention for School Transportation (PDF) Quick reference guide for mandate file rention for school transportation
Special Education Resources (link) IEP and other resources from the KSDE Special Education and Title Services
Special Needs and IEP Transportation Guidance (PDF) A list of items and issues which may or may not need to be discussed when transportation is part of an IEP
KDOT School Vehicle Accident Data (PDF) Document containing Kansas school bus crash statistics compiled from data submitted to the Kansas Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
School Transportation Related Crashes
Required Staff & Student Training
Guideline for the Safe Transportation of Pre-School Age Children in School Buses (PDF)
School Bus Safety Director
School Bus Safety Assistant Director
School Bus Training Coordinator
Senior Administrative Assistant
The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)
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