Frequently Asked Questions

The KSDE School Bus Safety Unit gets questions on a fairly regular basis.  While we are able to get timely responses to most who ask, there are some recurring questions that will be addressed in this section. Many of the answers are from the Kansas Administrative Regulations (K.A.R.s) or Kansas Statutes Annotated (K.S.A.s), but there are some that will be found in the Kansas Commercial Drivers' License Handbook, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulations, and other sources.  We will do our best to provide you with references which can be found on the School Bus Safety Unit web site.  We hope that this will provide a quick, ready reference from some of your common questions.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (PDF) updated May 2024

School Bus Safety Director
Keith Dreiling
785-296-4567
785-296-6659 (fax)
kdreiling@ksde.org

School Bus Safety
Public Service Administrator
 
Dennis Tate
785-296-4545
dtate@ksde.org

School Bus Safety
Public Service Administrator 

Melissa Ostermeyer
785-296-5659
mostermeyer@ksde.org
 

 

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