Henrico County Public Schools holds ‘Drive the Bus’ event at Richmond Raceway

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Henrico County Public School Bus

School bus with stop sign extended. (Photo Credit: Henrico County Public Schools)

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — This Saturday at Richmond Raceway, it’s your turn to drive.

Henrico County Public Schools is holding a ‘Drive the Bus’ event where potential drivers will have the chance to test their skills, and take one of the county’s public school buses for a spin.

Henrico County Public Schools is hosting the shindig so that interested motorists can get hands-on experience behind the wheel of one of their big yellow school buses on a controlled driving course at Richmond Raceway.

When: Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Richmond Raceway parking lot, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Henrico, Va. 23222 (Enter through the main
gates at the corner of Laburnum Avenue and Richmond-Henrico Turnpike.)
Who: All interested bus driver candidates are invited to attend, and will need to sign up online.

Driver Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must have a valid Virginia’s drivers license
  • Must be able to obtain a CDL Class B instructional permit or hold a CDL Class B license with endorsements in P (Transporting Passengers)/S (School Bus) and airbrakes
  • Must be able to pass a physical and a drug test

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