- Location: Minnesota
Special Licenses in MinnesotaPage Overview
To drive a school bus, you must:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have a commercial driver's license (CDL) with a school bus endorsement
- Pass a criminal background check.
- Pass a driver history check.
- Pass a physical examination.
- Submit to fingerprinting if you have not resided in Minnesota for more than five years.
A CDL is not required if your shuttle van or bus is designed for 15 passengers or less, including the driver. Also, a 15-passenger van that is for personal use doesn't require a CDL; good news for large families.
- Be at least 18 years old.
- Own a valid driver's license.
- Possess a valid medical examiner's certificate.
- Over the last three years, have a spotless driving record free of license revocations, suspensions and cancellations.
- Over the last three years, be free of any alcohol or drug convictions while driving.
- Over the last three years, be free of any convictions for driving without insurance.
- Over the last five years, be free of any convictions contained in Chapter 8880 of the Minnesota Rules.
Any Minnesota resident born after December 31, 1976 must possess a snowmobile safety certificate in order to operate a machine.
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