Qualifications for Drivers

In addition to meeting the general staff background check standards, any driver or transportation staff member who transports children for any purpose should meet certain requirements. The driver's license number and date of expiration, vehicle insurance information, and verification of current state vehicle inspection should be on file in the facility.

Bus Driver Performance Observation Form

All drivers whether employed by a Head Start program, a school district, a private contractor, or other agency must adhere to safety requirements while driving young children. Program directors and transportation coordinators can use this resource to observe the driving performance of bus driver personnel.