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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)

14 Passenger School Bus Document (PDF)

2019 - 2020 Transportation Safety Review Guidance (PDF)

ADA question and answer document regarding service animals (PDF)

Basic Alcohol and Drug Testing Information for CDL Holders/Supervisors (PDF)

Bus Driver Hiring Informational Guide (PDF)

Bus Driver Hour Guidance Document (PDF)


Transportation Security Administration
Security Awareness Message for Ebola

KDOT School Vehicle Accident Data

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
School Transportation Related  Crashes

Questions & Answers regarding Private School Transportation

Quick Reference Guide regarding File Retention for School Transportation PDF)

Questions & Answers Regarding "Fee Charge" for Students Riding a School Bus and Residing Under 2 1/2 Miles from School (PDF)

Required Staff & Student Training

Tire Information Document (PDF)

School Bus Passenger Seating & Crash Protection - FMVSS 222 (PDF)

Guideline for the Safe Transportation of Pre-School Age Children in School Buses (PDF)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Safety Poster (PDF)

Kansas Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit Photo Contest (PDF)

Sharing Student Health & Medical Information with School Transportation (PDF) A document posted on the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services website regarding the sharing of student health and medical information with school transporters. 

What Employers Need To Know About DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing (PDF) Guidance and Best Practices published by the  U.S. Department of Transportation

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School Bus Safety Director
Keith Dreiling
785-296-6659 (fax)

School Bus Safety Assistant Director
Dennis Tate

School Bus Training Coordinator 
Melissa Ostermeyer

Senior Administrative Assistant
Annette Blevins

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