Class B (Bus)

Enrollment Requirements:

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

Written Test Requirements:

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

Endorsements (Optional):

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

Road Test Requirements:

  • Written Tests: General Knowledge, Air Brakes, and Passenger (for School Bus, optional)
  • Pre-Trip Inspection: Outside inspection of vehicle, cabin inspection, and air brake inspection
  • Basic Controls: Straight line backup, stop at line, alley docking, 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, yielding, knowledge of basic traffic laws
  • Other: DOT physical (long form), fingerprint receipt

Driving School Training Packages:

  • Package 1: 6 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($550)
  • Package 2: 8 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($650)
  • Package 3: 10 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($750)
  • Package 4: 12 hours road training + training videos + 2 road tests ($850)
  • Package 5: 15 hours road training + training videos + 3 road tests ($1150)**
  • Package 6: 22 hours road training + training videos + 4 road tests ($1400)
  • Package 7: 25 hours road training + training videos + 4 road tests ($1700)
  • Package 8: 30 hours road training + training videos + 4 road tests ($2000)
  • Package 9: 40 hours road training + training videos + 4 road tests ($2300)
  • Package 10: Unlimited (call for pricing)
**Package 5 or higher includes 3 free written test preparations if paid in full at time of registration.
Note: Courses must be completed at Ideal Driving School within 6 months.


Additional Services:

  • 1 hour road training ($75)
  • Inspection manual and training videos ($75)
  • Road test service - first time ($300)
  • Road test service - additional ($200)
  • Road test service - out of area (call for pricing)
Note: Ideal Driving School can combine additional services.