Rule Chapter 14-90, Florida Administrative Code: A Review for You – A Course for Bus Transit Drivers computer based training (CBT) course was developed through a grant from and under the direction of the Florida Department of Transportation’s Office of Freight, Logistics, and Passenger Operations – Transit Office and was produced by the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida.
This CBT course offers bus transit drivers an overview of the Equipment and Operational Safety Standards contained within Rule Chapter 14-90, FAC. While Chapter 14-90 is comprehensive, and addresses many safety standards in various areas, this course focuses on those items pertinent to the bus transit driver, including:
- Module 1: What is Rule Chapter 14-90, Florida Administrative Code?
- Module 2: Driver Selection, Qualification, and Minimum Driver Training Requirements
- Module 3: Wireless Communication Devices
- Module 4: Operational and Driving Requirements
- Module 5: Operational Safety and Medical Examinations
- Module 6: Pre-Trip Inspections
Upon completion of this training course, you will be able to:
- Explain what Rule 14-90 is and why it is important
- Comprehend how Rule 14-90 affects each bus transit driver and their agency
- Explain how drivers are qualified and selected
- Discuss the required training elements established in Rule 14-90
- Distinguish the difference between Rule 14-90 requirements and agency policies and procedures
- Restate Florida legal requirements for a CDL
- Identify the requirements for pre-trip inspections of buses prescribed in Rule 14-90