Congratulations and welcome!
Originally Posted by Simplicity
Safety Warning: While learning to drive official school buses, our driver trainers were always harping about watching our tail swing. The body is so far back from the rear axel that the tail of the bus can easily swing out wide and hit things. Just something to watch for. Don't want to dent your new baby!
This is sage advice...and something to be especially careful of when pulling away from the pumps. Use those mirrors all the time. Unlike a car, where you only use the mirror to change lanes, in a bus you use them to check pivot points, turning clearance, tail swing, all the time.