"Behind the Wheel Documentation Form - S Endorsement School Bus - Eldt" - Kansas

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ELDT
ENTRY LEVEL DRIVER TRAINING
S ENDORSEMENT
SCHOOL BUS
BEHIND THE WHEEL TRAINING DOCUMENTATION
Trainee Name:
CLP/CDL State:
CLP / CDL Number:
Training Provider (Driver Trainer Name):
TPR (Training Provider Registry Number):
Total Behind the Wheel Training Hours:
Date ALL Behind the Wheel Training Completed:
Entry Level Driver Training is a federal rule, effective February 7, 2020, which establishes minimum training requirements for
individuals who are applying for a Class A or Class B CDL, an upgrade of their CDL or a hazardous materials (H),passenger
(P), or school bus (S) endorsement for their license for the first time. ELDT contains two parts, Theory and Behind The Wheel
(BTW) training. ELDT is separate from CDL testing and must be completed prior to the individual taking their CDL skills test.
The federal rule does not require a minimum number of instruction hours for Behind the Wheel training, HOWEVER KANSAS
SCHOOL BUS REGULATION, KAR 91-38-6 REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 12 HOURS. The training instructor must cover all
topics set forth in the BTW curriculum. BTW training must be conducted in a School Bus for which a Class B CDL is required.
The instructor must determine and document that each driver-trainee has demonstrated proficiency in all elements of the BTW
curriculum unless otherwise noted. A simulation device cannot be used to conduct such training or to demonstrate proficiency.
Training instructors* must document the total number of clock hours each driver-trainee spends to complete the BTW
curriculum. Please note, federal law 49 CFR 383.25 prohibits a Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) holder from transporting
students.
* Instructor requirements: Minimum Class B CDL plus appropriate endorsements, 2 years CMV driving experience, No
CMV driving convictions during the two years prior, instructors self-certify with the state.
Behind the Wheel—Range and Public Road must consist of exercises related to basic vehicle control skills and mastery of basic
maneuvers. Activities in this unit will take place on a driving range or a public road as defined in §380.605. The instructor must
engage in active communication with the driver-trainees during all active training sessions.
Unit D2.1 Danger Zones and Use of Mirrors
Driver-trainees must demonstrate the techniques necessary to ensure the safety of persons in the danger zone around the bus.
Driver-trainees must practice mirror adjustment and usage. The types of mirrors and their use are shown, and cones used to
demonstrate the requirements of 49 CFR 571.111.
Date Successfully Completed:
Total Time Spent:
Evaluation Notes:
Kansas leads the world in the success of each student.
School Bus Safety Unit
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Revised August 2019
ELDT
ENTRY LEVEL DRIVER TRAINING
S ENDORSEMENT
SCHOOL BUS
BEHIND THE WHEEL TRAINING DOCUMENTATION
Trainee Name:
CLP/CDL State:
CLP / CDL Number:
Training Provider (Driver Trainer Name):
TPR (Training Provider Registry Number):
Total Behind the Wheel Training Hours:
Date ALL Behind the Wheel Training Completed:
Entry Level Driver Training is a federal rule, effective February 7, 2020, which establishes minimum training requirements for
individuals who are applying for a Class A or Class B CDL, an upgrade of their CDL or a hazardous materials (H),passenger
(P), or school bus (S) endorsement for their license for the first time. ELDT contains two parts, Theory and Behind The Wheel
(BTW) training. ELDT is separate from CDL testing and must be completed prior to the individual taking their CDL skills test.
The federal rule does not require a minimum number of instruction hours for Behind the Wheel training, HOWEVER KANSAS
SCHOOL BUS REGULATION, KAR 91-38-6 REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 12 HOURS. The training instructor must cover all
topics set forth in the BTW curriculum. BTW training must be conducted in a School Bus for which a Class B CDL is required.
The instructor must determine and document that each driver-trainee has demonstrated proficiency in all elements of the BTW
curriculum unless otherwise noted. A simulation device cannot be used to conduct such training or to demonstrate proficiency.
Training instructors* must document the total number of clock hours each driver-trainee spends to complete the BTW
curriculum. Please note, federal law 49 CFR 383.25 prohibits a Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) holder from transporting
students.
* Instructor requirements: Minimum Class B CDL plus appropriate endorsements, 2 years CMV driving experience, No
CMV driving convictions during the two years prior, instructors self-certify with the state.
Behind the Wheel—Range and Public Road must consist of exercises related to basic vehicle control skills and mastery of basic
maneuvers. Activities in this unit will take place on a driving range or a public road as defined in §380.605. The instructor must
engage in active communication with the driver-trainees during all active training sessions.
Unit D2.1 Danger Zones and Use of Mirrors
Driver-trainees must demonstrate the techniques necessary to ensure the safety of persons in the danger zone around the bus.
Driver-trainees must practice mirror adjustment and usage. The types of mirrors and their use are shown, and cones used to
demonstrate the requirements of 49 CFR 571.111.
Date Successfully Completed:
Total Time Spent:
Evaluation Notes:
Kansas leads the world in the success of each student.
School Bus Safety Unit
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Trainee Name:
Unit D2.2 Loading and Unloading
Driver-trainees must demonstrate the loading and unloading techniques learned in the theory portion of the training. Driver-
trainees must demonstrate checking the vehicle for sleeping children and lost items at the end of the route.
Date Successfully Completed:
Total Time Spent:
Evaluation Notes:
Unit D2.3 Emergency Exit and Evacuation
Driver-trainees must demonstrate their role in safely evacuating the bus in an emergency.
Date Successfully Completed:
Total Time Spent:
Evaluation Notes:
Unit D2.4 Special Safety Considerations
Driver-trainees must demonstrate safe backing techniques and demonstrate their ability to avoid tail swing crashes by using
reference points when making turns.
Date Successfully Completed:
Total Time Spent:
Evaluation Notes:
Kansas leads the world in the success of each student.
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Trainee Name:
Unit D2.5 Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections
Driver-trainees must demonstrate proficiency in conducting pre-and post-trip inspections, as stated in §§392.7 and 396.11, and
of school bus-specific equipment, such as mirrors, stop arms, crossing arms, emergency exits, fire extinguishers, passenger
seats, first aid kits, interior lights, and temperature control.
Date Successfully Completed:
Total Time Spent:
Evaluation Notes:
Unit D2.6 Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings
Driver-trainees must demonstrate proper procedures for safely navigating railroad-highway grade crossings in a school bus.
Date Successfully Completed:
Total Time Spent:
Evaluation Notes:
Kansas leads the world in the success of each student.
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