Frequently asked questions

Common questions about being a Bus Driver

What are the job descriptions of a school bus driver?

Some of the job descriptions of a school bus driver are as follows:

  • They operate large buses that can convey many students at the same time
  • They make sure students are conveyed safely to and from school
  • They obey traffic laws
  • They address students who behave incorrectly in the bus following laid-down rules
  • They obey the policy and procedures for bus drivers for the district or school where they are working
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As a bus driver, how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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What is the job outlook of bus drivers?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, open positions for bus drivers will grow 5% from 2018 to 2028. This growth may occur in sectors such as cities, school districts, corporations and travel companies.

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