§ 1509 by listing minimum medical requirements for school bus drivers. The purpose of Chapter 71 (relating to school bus drivers) is to define more fully the requirements of 75 Pa.C.S. 71] School Bus Drivers [37 Pa.B. For more information on School Bus Safety Week, visit National Association for Pupil Transportation. Under section 5.1(j.2) of the Regulatory Review Act (71 P. S. § 745.5a(j.2)), on August 1, 2007, the final-form rulemaking was deemed approved by the House and Senate Committees. The same person may be appointed or approved as both school transportation medical practitioner and school medical practitioner. The examining school transportation medical practitioner, physician, chiropractor, CRNP or physician assistant shall issue a certificate, valid for the ensuing year, to every driver who passes a physical examination. The handbook contains information about driver's licence qualifications, how to be a safe driver and many other important subjects that will assist you in passing your driver tests. If you leave something on the bus or drop something outside of the bus, never go back for it. The .gov means it’s official.Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Line up at least five giant steps away from the curb or the roadway to wait for the bus. does not set up a separate physical examination for school bus drivers; rather, that section requires that school bus drivers carry proof that they have passed the physical examination required of all drivers under 75 Pa.C.S. Under section 5(a) of the Regulatory Review Act (71 P. S. § 745.5(a)), on May 13, 2005, the Department submitted a copy of the notice of proposed rulemaking, published at 35 Pa.B. The Department declines to implicitly restrict the authority of chiropractors under 75 Pa.C.S. Establish a positive relationship with your students. School bus safety is a high priority in Pennsylvania. official printed version. § 1508.1 by adopting the PMS suggested disclaimer. A driver may restart a 7/8 consecutive day period after taking 34 or more consecutive hours off duty. For more information about Love the Bus, visit Love the Bus. A first-, second- and third-place winner is chosen in each category. The purpose of this final-form rulemaking is to allow chiropractors to administer the physical examination required for school bus drivers. Each year, PennDOT participates in National School Bus Safety Week, which will be celebrated this year from Oct. 16-20, 2017. Never put your head, arms or hands out of the window. For more information, review Pennsylvania's School Bus Stopping Law Fact Sheet. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. In response to this concern, the reference to ''doctor of chiropractic medicine'' in § 71.3 has also been changed to ''chiropractor.''. Be prepared to act appropriately in emergency and crash situations. Your actions could mean the difference between life and death. If you see or hear an emergency vehicle, you should be aware that although the emergency vehicle is required to come to a complete stop when it encounters a school bus loading or unloading students, it is legal for it to proceed with caution even if the bus's eight-way light system is still activated, as long as it doesn't risk the safety of the students. Note that you are required to meet all the continuing requirements.