Class E

A class “E” licence is needed to drive any school purposes bus having seats for not more than 24 passengers. It also allows you to operate vehicles included in class F and G, but not motorcycle.

 

An applicant for a class “E” licence must:

  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Hold a valid Ontario class “G” licence or higher;
  • Pass the applicable knowledge test;
  • Meet the Ministry-approved vision standards;
  • Provide a medical certificate upon application. Ministry-approved medical requirements must be satisfied before any test except vision may be administered;
  • Pass a criminal record search;
  • Have successfully completed a School Bus Driver Improvement course approved by the Ministry and be able to show proof of successful completion with a valid course certificate;
  • Not have accumulated more than 6 demerit points on his/her driving record;
  • Not have had a driver’s license under suspension at any time within the preceding 12 months as a result of having been convicted or found guilty of any offences outlined in the driver’s handbook for Bus.

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