THE SELECTION AND TRAINING OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

RECOMMENDED DRIVER SELECTION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE PERSONAL HISTORY, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, WRITTEN TESTS, DRIVING TEST, AND AN ATTITUDE MEASURE. TRAINING OBJECTIVES COVER ALL ASPECTS OF BUS OPERATION, SPECIFIED AT THREE LEVELS TO FIT THE RESOURCES OF INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AND TRAINING OBJECTIVES ARE BASED ON ANALYSIS OF: LITERATURE RELATING INDIVIDUALS' CHARACTERISTICS TO SAFE DRIVING, BUS OPERATOR'S TASKS, CHARACTERISTICS OF HIGH- AND LOW-RATED OPERATORS, OPINIONS OF PUPIL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES, AND OBSERVATIONS AND INTERVIEWS OF SCHOOL BUS OPERATORS. /HSL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 250 PP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Human Resources Research Organization International, Incorporated

    66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 400
    Alexandria, VA  USA  22314
  • Authors:
    • McKnight, A J
    • Mcclelland, C M
    • Berry, M E
  • Publication Date: 1971

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00221711
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Literature
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 1972 12:00AM