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School Transportation

The School Transportation Management Section provides leadership, assistance, and training for school districts and other clients to ensure safe and efficient transportation of Florida's public school students. This section is also responsible for monitoring school district transportation programs for compliance with laws, rules, and industry campaigns pertaining to safety.

Safety Instructions for Parents and Students

Illegal Passing of School Buses - Survey Results

Most of the Florida school bus operators participated again this year in a survey of illegal passing of their buses. The survey results are now available below.

School Bus Bid Contracts and Documents

If you have difficulty accessing the files below, please contact the School Transportation Management Section at 850-245-9795.


School District Transportation Profiles

The Profiles is a comprehensive document containing demographic, statistical, and financial information on each Florida school district transportation program. It also includes statewide summary reports.

To Find An Approved Student Tour Operator, Use The Following Link:

National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures, 2015

If you have trouble accessing the below file please contact the Office of School Transportation at 850-245-9795 or

Florida School Bus Specifications

Technical Assistance Notes

  1. TAN 2020-01 Medical Examination Requirements for Technicians (PDF)
  2. TAN 2019-01 Maintenance of Transportation Records (PDF)
  3. TAN 2017-03 DOT Drug Test Revisions (PDF)
  4. TAN 2017-02 Revisions to Rule 6A-3.0141, Florida Administrative Code (PDF)
  5. TAN 2017-01 Student Transportation Services for Students Participating in School District Controlled Open Enrollment Process (PDF)
  6. TAN 2016-03 Revisions to Rules 6A-3.0141, 6A-3.0151 and 6A-3.0171, Florida Administrative Code (PDF)
  7. TAN 2015-01 Hazardous Walking Conditions Determination and Student Data Reporting Revisions for 2015-16 (PDF)
  8. TAN T-07-03 Vehicle Usage Update (PDF)
  9. TAN T-07-02 Dexterity Testing With Attachments (PDF)

Florida School Bus Safety Inspection Manual, 2020 Edition


Basic School Bus Operator Curriculum

Other Transportation Documents

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Phone: 850-245-9795
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