Drive the Bus

WESTON - In an effort to combat the bus driver shortage, Lamers Bus Lines in Weston will be having a "Drive the Bus" event on Monday, Jan. 17.

During the "Drive the Bus" event, attendees will have the opportunity to test drive a school bus on a closed course with a driver trainer. 

According to Lamers, many people don't feel they could drive a large vehicle. Lamers hopes that giving them the opportunity to try it, it will ease their uncertainty. This will be followed by a sit down interview to talk about their experience with the test drive. 

To qualify as a school bus driver, one must have a good driving record, four years experience driving any vehicle, be at least 21-years-old and to be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

The event will go on from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Lamers location in Weston. 

More information on Lamers can be found on their website.

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