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Community steps up to Drive for ASD

In Photos: Testing, the final phase to becoming a bus driver for ASD

testing New DriversDayton Keliikipi, ASD Transportation Specialist, right, shows bus driver candidate, Devin Pearson, a sheet with testing instructions during Devin's CDL test on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. It takes about three weeks to go through the CDL training process. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

Checking oil on busASD bus driver candidate, Devin Pearson, left, checks the oil as part of his pre-trip inspection and CDL test. ASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi makes notes on Pearson's progress. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

Bus testingASD bus driver candidate Devin Pearson, left, looks under the bus as part of his pre-trip inspection during his CDL test. Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi checks to see that Peason does not miss anything. School bus drivers have to do the pre-trip inspection everyday before heading out on their routes. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

School Bus TestingASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipe tests school bus driver candidate Devin Pearson on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. Devin is working through his pre-trip bus inspection before starting the road test. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

School Bus Driver testDevin Pearson, right, does his pre-trip inspection on a school bus as ASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi watches. Devin is in his final phase of the three-week training process before becoming a driver for the Anchorage School District. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

Bus driver testingASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi watches as ASD bus driver candidate, Devin Pearson, prepares to start the driving portion of his CDL test. Devin is one of several military members that have stepped in to help the District with their driver shortage. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

Setting out cones.ASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi sets out cones for a CDL driving test on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

Bus driver testingASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi gives the thumbs up to bus driver candidate Devin Pearson as he prepares to begin his driving portion of his CDL test on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

Bus driving testASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi gives final instructions to bus driver candidate, Devin Pearson, before the start of his driving test. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

Bus Driver testASD Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi watches as bus driver candidate Devin Pearson maneuvers between a set of cones. Drivers must be able to navigate through a series of different cone setups before moving on to the road test. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

School Bus testingDayton Keliikipi watches closely as school bus driver candidate Devin Pearson backs a school bus between a set of safety cones on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)

School Bus driver testingSchool bus driver candidate Devin Pearson, right, looks on as Transportation Specialist Dayton Keliikipi checks his parallel parking job during his CDL test on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. (Robert DeBerry/ASD)