Entry Level Driver Training Information

FMCSA-Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) Information for Ohio School Districts The Ohio Pre-Service program has a structured program in place that meets the requirements of ELDT which became effective February 7, 2022. ELDT requires a driver candidate seeking their CDL to complete theory training, and behind-the-wheel (BTW) public road and range training in order to obtain […]

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OAPT Annual Business Meeting and Board Member Nominations

February 17th, 2022 The 2022 OAPT Annual Business Meeting is Scheduled for Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM. To register for the Annual Business meeting click HERE to sign into your my OAPT account. Select the conference registration tab and register for the meeting. OAPT will be utilizing the ZOOM Webinar platform to hold […]


2022 OAPT – Award Nominations

The 2022 OAPT Award Nominations are OPEN until May 1, 2022 The past two years have been a struggle for school transportation professionals. Do you have someone in your district that you feel needs to be recognized for their hard work and dedication to the students of your district? Please consider recognizing them with one […]

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Driver Shortage Playbook from ODE

February 3rd, 2022 | The Ohio Department of Education, Pupil Transportation Office released the Driver Shortage Playbook today. Here’s more about it. Driver Shortage Playbook School transportation departments across the state are reporting difficulties in securing adequate numbers of licensed school bus drivers to cover routes. This nationwide issue is not exclusive to Ohio, but […]