The completion of this course will certify you through the Oklahoma State Department of Education to inspect Oklahoma Public School Buses.
In order to qualify as a Public School Bus Inspector, you must submit this application and documentation to demonstrate your qualifications as outlined in Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) and Title 49 of the Code of Federal ARegulations (CFR) below. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any person may be qualified to perform the annual school bus inspections by submitting proof that they meet one or more of the following qualifications: I. Two years’ experience as an automotive technician and certification by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in medium-heavy truck brake, transit bus brake, school bus brake, medium heavy truck preventive maintenance inspection, or transit bus preventive maintenance inspection; or II. Any person qualified to perform inspections under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act, appendix G and accompanying regulations at 49 CFR 396.19 will be qualified to inspect any school bus except the brakes. Persons qualified to inspect brakes under 49 CFR 396.25 shall be qualified to inspect the brakes on any school bus. Documentation of one years’ experience inspecting school buses is required.