School Bus Driver Information


Illinois School Bus Driver Permit Information

  1. To apply for an Illinois School Bus Driver Permit-

    Illinois Secretary of State

  1. Madison County ROE offers Initial and Refresher School Bus Driver trainings. Schedule


  1. Madison County ROE offers "SBD" fingerprinting for Illinois school bus drivers. A form from the hiring district/company is required. To make an appointment call 618-296-4530.

  1. School Transportation Vehicle Use Requirements

Other forms:

School bus accident reporting:

  • Accident reporting – The Illinois State Board of Education requires school districts and contracted companies to keep a file of all school bus accident forms in house and at the ROE within their service area. Madison County transportation districts and companies can email or mail copies of all school bus accident forms (ISBE & Police) to Rachel Lewis at

Madison County ROE 41
Attn: Rachel Lewis
157 N. Main St., Suite 438
Edwardsville, IL  62025

Stop means stop

Further questions about bus accidents, contact Rachel Lewis at 618.296.4535.