2005 News Archive

Final "S" Endorsement Testing August 3, 2005

July 14, 2005

The last scheduled group testing opportunity for the "S" endorsement is on Wednesday, August 3, 2005. All testing will be administered on a walk-in basis between 8:00am and 11:00am at the following locations:

  • DANVERS - 1 Ferncroft Road
    North Shore Community College (Cafeteria)

  • FRAMINGHAM - 750 Winter Street
    Joseph P. Keefe Technical School (Auditorium)

  • NEW BEDFORD - 284 Myrtle Street
    Trembley's Bus Company

  • BOSTON - 31 Industrial Drive (Readville)
    First Student Transportation

  • SPRINGFIELD - 1840 Roosevelt Avenue
    Central High School (Cafeteria)

Due to the federal Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act (MCSIA), beginning September 30, 2005, all school bus operators must have a school bus “S” endorsement on their Commercial Driver’s Licenses, in addition to a DTE school bus certificate. A driver's ability to operate a school bus will be affected by this new requirement. Any driver who does not meet this new requirement will not be allowed to drive a school bus after September 30, 2005.

For additional information on this new requirement, please read the existing School Bus "S" Endorsement brochure and the new School Bus "S" Endorsement brochure.

For the information you will need to study for the "S" Endorsement Knowledge Exam, please read the Knowledge Exam Study Materials

 


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