They are over 11,000 to travel a million kilometers and carry close to 600,000 schoolchildren every day, across the province.
Driving a school bus requires specific skills. As the primary stakeholders with students, school bus drivers must be licensed and qualified to drive a school vehicle. Among others, they must:
- completed 15 hours of training to receive the mandatory certificate of competency for school bus drivers;
- prove that they have no criminal record associated with the school bus driver occupation.