Class C (Bus)

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Basic NJ Driver's license for at least 3 years
  • At least 21 years of age

Written Test Requirements:

Note: Ideal Driving School's written test preparation includes unlimited access to study guides and videos.
  • General knowledge ($50)
  • Air Brakes ($50)
  • Passenger ($50)

Endorsements (Optional):

  • Hazardous Materials ($50)
  • Tanker ($50)
  • School Bus ($50)

Road Test Requirements:

  • Written Tests: General Knowledge, Air Brakes, Passenger (for School Bus, optional)
  • Pre-Trip Inspection: Outside inspection of vehicle, cabin inspection, air brake inspection
  • Basic Controls: Straight line backing, stop at line, alley dock and measured right turn. (For school bus ONLY: pick up and drop off children simulation)
  • Open Road: Speed control, gear shifting, right and left turns, braking distance, merging, yeilding, knowledge of basic traffic laws
  • Other: DOT physical (long form), fingerprint receipt

Driving School Training Packages:

  • Package 1: 3 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 1 road test ($400)
  • Package 2: 4 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 1 road test ($450)
  • Package 3: 6 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 1 road test ($550)
  • Package 4: 8 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 1 road test ($650)
  • Package 5: 10 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 1 road test ($750)**
  • Package 6: 12 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 2 road tests ($850)
  • Package 7: 15 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 3 road tests ($1150)
  • Package 8: 22 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 4 road tests ($1400)
  • Package 9: 25 hours road training + pre-trip videos + 4 road tests ($1700)
  • Package 10: Unlimited (Please see manager)

**Package 5 or higher includes free written test preparation if paid in full at time of registration.

Note: Course must be completed at Ideal Driving School within 6 months.

Additional Services:

  • 1 hour road training
  • Inspection manual and training video
  • Road Test Service Only
  • Additional Road Test Service
  • Out of Area Road Test

Note: Ideal Driving School can combine additional services.
All additional services come with an added fee.