How to Become a School Bus Driver

If you have an interest in working with children and youth, driving a school bus may be a great job for you!  Approximately 18,000 school buses travel two million kilometers in Ontario every school day.  Professional school bus drivers provide 300 million safe rides each school year.  You could play an important role in student safety and transportation. Click here to learn more about becoming a school bus driver in Ontario.

Commendations? Complaints?

If you have a commendation or complaint regarding a school bus or a school bus driver, please contact the school board and/or bus company directly in your area. Please be prepared to provide the date/time of the occurrence and the name of the school bus company as it appears on the side of the bus.

WELCOME TO OSBA

The Ontario School Bus Association (OSBA) is a non-profit association providing advocacy, education and legislative consultation services to the owners of school bus fleets, school boards/transportation consortia and supplier/manufacturer companies across Ontario for over 60 years.  We encourage related organizations to become members of OSBA, committed to professionally and reliably serving the needs of student transportation in Ontario.  For any specific matters related to school bus routes, bus stops, etc., please contact your local school board or bus company as these types of service issues lie outside the role and mandate of OSBA.  Become a member company!

OSBA EFFORTS SUCCESSFUL - TORONTO RFP CANCELLED

The OSBA worked very hard over recent weeks to have the Toronto RFP for student transportation withdrawn.  Our members raised many concerns with the document at the January 6th, 2015 operators meeting hosted by the Toronto Student Transportation Group (TSTG).  With the assistance of Education Minister Liz Sandals, OSBA met with the Deputy Minister of Education, George Zegarac and Assistant Deputy Minister Gabe Sekaly on January 8th, 2015 and urged the Ministry to take action to direct transportation consortia to await the competitive procurement review the Government has initiated, headed by retired Justice Colin Campbell.

OSBA congratulates Toronto on its decision and we urge other consortia who have issued or are considering issuing RFP’s, to also await the Report of Mr. Campbell.  We look forward to continuing to work with government and all Consortia to achieve a better process that ensures student safety, fair wages for professional drivers and value for tax payers.

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OSBA on City TV:

Toronto 2013 - Take a moment to view this link of OSBA’s President Les Cross of Stock Transportation communicating an important thank you message to all school bus drivers in the province and across Canada.

OSBA - Ontario School Bus Association
3401 Wolfedale Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5C 1V8
Tel. 416-695-9965 / Fax 416-695-9977
Email info@osba.on.ca

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