Michigan - Transportation Safety—safety training: Program Requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to establish transportation plans or policies addressing bus driver safety training.

Michigan Compiled Laws 257.1870 Advisory committee; establishment; purpose; membership; duties

(3)  The advisory committee shall assist the department in the development of continuing education courses for school bus drivers and supervisors, any modifications to the introductory school bus safety course, the program to evaluate driving skills and on-road procedural performance skills of each school bus driver, and the minimum threshold for a required safety evaluation, which may include, but is not limited to, number of points on a driving record, operating impaired or under the influence of alcohol, at-fault accidents, or violations of safety procedures, for requiring drivers to take the on-road driver skills test.

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