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Are you able to get a school bus driving job if you can only see out of one eye?

An optimologist once told me that it is very hard, but possible to get your pilot's licence with sight in only one eye. I was wondering if anyone is a school bus driver out there, they could tell me how detailed the vision test is for a bus driver's licence.

Asked By: Danielle K - 7/8/2008
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Has distant visual acuity of at least 20/40 in each eye without corrective lenses or visual acuity separately corrected to 20/40 or better with corrective lenses, distant binocular acuity of at least 20/40 in both eyes with or without corrective lenses, field of vision of at least 70ºin the horizontal meridian in each... More
Answered By: SouthernRose - 7/10/2008
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There are probably different rules for all the different counties and cities... More
Answered By: Lover not a Fighter - 7/8/2008
 
Yes, you can get a job driving a bus with vision in only one eye, but you will need to get a waiver from the DMV to do so. I am a one eyed pilot who drove a bus at one time in my lengthy career.
Answered By: David C - 7/8/2008
 
Your depth perception is not good if you have only one eye. To drive a car, you usually have to have extra mirrors. There are lots of mirrors on a school bus, but you have to watch more than the road around you, you also have to watch the children in the bus to keep them safe. Are you sure you want to do this?
Answered By: Mary P - 7/8/2008
 
Not likely, the following is from the California DMV... More
Answered By: Don W - 7/8/2008
 
School bus drivers must meet requirements for a CDL and possess a medical card. While waivers are issued for regular commercial vehicles, most states aren't willing to for school bus drivers due to the extra demands of the position.
Answered By: Gil R - 7/8/2008
 
No you cannot get the job in any state........
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Answered By: UCANTCME - 7/8/2008
 
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