(a) The State Department of Education shall develop or approve a course for the training of schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, and farm labor vehicle drivers that will provide them with the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare them for an examination for certification pursuant to Sections 12517 and 12519 of the Vehicle Code. The department shall seek the advice and assistance of the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of the California Highway Patrol in developing or approving the course.
(b) The department shall train or approve the necessary instructional personnel to conduct the course. For schoolbus and school pupil activity bus training, the department shall provide for and approve the course outline and lesson plans used in the course. For farm labor vehicle training, the department shall approve the course outline and lesson plans used in the course.
(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 646, Sec. 14.)
Vehicle Code 12517
Vehicle Code 12519