First Aid Training for School Bus Drivers

School bus drivers must pass the written CHP First Aid Test or have a current Red Cross First Aid Card. Contact us at 916-538-6447 to schedule a First Aid class for your School Bus Drivers onsite at your facility.

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General Info for School Bus Drivers

EMSA Regulations and Statutes for School Bus Drivers

Here is the California Department of Motor Vehicles V C Section 12522 First Aid Exam for Schoolbus and Youth Bus Drivers

California Code of Regulations
Title 22. Social Security
Division 9. Prehospital Emergency Medical Services
Chapter 1.2. First Aid Testing for School-Bus Drivers
Article 1. Definitions
§ 100001. First Aid.
“First Aid” means the recognition of and immediate care for injury or sudden illness prior to the
availability of emergency medical care by licensed or certified health care professionals.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.Reference: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.
(Section filed 8-29-86, operative 9-28-86; Register 86, No. 35)
§ 100002. Pre-Established Standard.
Pre-established standard means a determined passing score established by the testing agency
prior to the commencement of the examination.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.Reference: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.
(Section filed 8-29-86, operative 9-28-86; Register 86, No. 35)
Article 2. General
§ 100003. Application of Chapter to School Bus Drivers.
All school bus drivers shall demonstrate proficiency in first aid practices by successfully
completing in accordance with pre-established standards, a competency based written examination
administered by the California Highway Patrol, in addition to any other requirement for a school bus
driver’s certificate.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.Reference: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.
(Section filed 8-29-86, operative 9-28-86; Register 86, No. 35)
Article 3. Examination Standards
§ 100004. First Aid Practices Proficiency.
The examination administered by the California Highway Patrol in first aid practices shall test an
applicant’s ability to recognize and render first aid in the following emergency medical situations:
(a) Respiratory emergencies: obstructed airway and difficulty breathing;
(b) Cardiac arrest: severe allergic reaction and shock;
(c) Traumatic emergencies: open wounds, penetrating or blunt injuries of chest and abdomen,
suspected fractures and dislocations; burns; suspected internal bleeding and suspected
spinal injuries;
(d) Poisonings: drug or alcohol overdose;
(e) Altered consciousness: diabetic emergencies and convulsions;
(f) Environmental emergencies: heat illness and hypothermia; and
(g) Knowledge of EMS system access (utilization of emergency phone number: “9-1-1″).
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.Reference: Section 12522, Vehicle Code.
(Section filed 8-29-86, operative 9-28-86; Register 86, No. 35)