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Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT)
Theory Instruction - Passenger (P) Endorsement

There are no required minimum instruction hours for theory training, but all topics, set by the FMCSA, must be covered by a registered training provider and students must earn a minimum score of 80 percent on the theory assessments. 

Theory courses can be completed online, on any device, at your own pace.

*Please note that behind-the-wheel training is also required*

Passenger Bus

ELDT Theory Curriculum Topics - Passenger

FMCSA Required Topics 

 1. Post-Crash Procedures

 2. Other Emergency Procedures

 3. Vehicle Orientation

 4. Pre-Trip, Enroute, and Post-Trip Inspection

 5. Fueling

 6. Idling

 7. Baggage and/or Cargo Management

 8. Passenger Safety Awareness Briefing

 9. Passenger Management

10. Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

11. Hours of Service (HOS) Requirements

12. Safety Belt Safety

13. Distracted Driving

14. Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings and Drawbridges

15. Weigh Stations

16. Security and Crime

17. Roadside Inspections

18. Penalties and Fines

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