The Safety and Training department is responsible for recruiting the most suitable employees for school bus drivers. Recruitment is followed by instruction and training to ensure the employees will satisfactorily perform their duties in the manner expected. Under the umbrella of Safety and Training are the following areas of responsibility:
The Georgia DOE Department of Pupil Transportation assists local school districts in their efforts to provide safe and efficient transportation for students to and from school and school related activities. The department provides assistance in the areas of driver training, funding, equipment specifications and purchases, interpretation of State and Federal laws and regulations, and routing. He is a link to the school bus driver training manual and school bus inspection checklist.