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Becoming a School Bus Driver in Texas

To become a school bus driver in the state of Texas you must:
  • Obtain a Texas Commercial Driver’s License –Class B with a passenger, and school bus endorsement.
  • Pass a DOT physical annually and pre-employment drug testing.
  • Pass State license check and criminal history check.
  • Participate and pass a 20 hour Texas School Bus Driver Certification Class.
  • Texas School Bus Driver recertification class every 3 years, 8 hour course)
  • Be CPR certified.
  • Maintain a good driving record as set forth by the Texas Department of Public Safety.                                  
If you are interested in becoming a school bus driver for BISD, please contact:

K Miller
Kay Miller
Transportation Director
(830) 460-3897 ext. 2601