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Perris Union HSD |  BP  3542  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Roles and Duties of Employees   

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School Bus Drivers

The Superintendent is directed to insure that all school bus drivers employed by the district comply, at a minimum, with the following requirements for the transportation of students:

1. Possession of a proper license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

2. Possession of a current Red Cross First Aid Certificate or certified completion of the first aid test given by the California Highway Patrol.

3. Possession of a current medical certificate as required by law.

All bus drivers shall also be required to attend driver training programs mandated by law and shall be familiar with and adhere to district policies and regulations relating to the transportation of students.

Students transported in a school bus shall be under the authority of, and responsible directly to, the driver of the bus. The driver shall be held responsible for the orderly conduct of the students while they are on the bus or being escorted across a street, highway, or road. A bus driver shall not require any student to leave the bus enroute between home and school or other destinations.

(cf. 5131.1 - Student Bus Conduct)

Legal Reference:


39833 Operating bus in violation of order or regulation or without operator's qualification


14103 Authority of the driver


adopted: 12/16/87 Perris, California