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Transportation Basics


The Kansas State Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit will be holding Transportation Workshops for Transportation Directors/Supervisors on the dates and locations listed below. 

These workshops are designed to give transportation directors/supervisors a brief overview of the fundamentals and responsibilities associated with the position. Also covered are recent updates, changes and developments.

A few of the topics include:  

  • Legal responsibilities of the Transportation Director
  • Bus Driver requirements
  • Alcohol and Drug Testing
  • Drug and Alcohol Clearing House
  • Commercial Driver’s License requirements
  • Physicals
  • School Bus Regulations
  • Loading and Unloading the bus
  • 2 ½ mile rule
  • Out of District Transportation
  • Bus requirements
  • Emergency Procedures
  • ELDT
  • Covid-19
  • And more

Workshops are open to any Public or Private School Transportation Directors, Transportation Supervisors, School Transportation Contractors and other School Officials involved with school transportation. No vendors please.

All new transportation directors/supervisors are encouraged to attend. Although this course was designed for new transportation directors/supervisors, any transportation director/supervisor is welcome to attend. 
The workshops will be from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. There is no cost to attend.

Locations are:

Tuesday, July 09, 2024
USD 443 Dodge City

District Office Building
2112 First Ave
Dodge City, Kansas 67801
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
USD 266 Maize
4700 N 119th St.W,
Maize, Kansas 67101
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, July 11, 2024
USD 500 Kansas City
Central Office & Training Center
2010 N 59th Street RM # 132
Kansas City, KS 66104
9:00 am - 4:00 pm  

Registration Deadline

July 6, 2024

Additional Information 

  • Lunch will be on your own from 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Registration is free  
  • COVID 19 safe practices ecouraged but not required


Please complete the registration accurately and completely. The attendance certificate will be completed using the information from your registration.  An email reminder will be sent prior to the class.


Transportation Basics