Review of JanSport Driver 8 Core Series Wheeled Backpack
Reviewed on: August 17, 2013
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Pros & Cons
JanSport Driver 8 is a durable and sturdy rolling backpack and is popular among elementary school kids as well as law school students. It has a padded sleeve that can easily fit most 15" laptops. Set of 80 mm inline skate wheels makes it very easy to roll this bag on any kind of surface. A retractable two-stage handle is super comfortable and pretty sturdy. The bag has lot of room with two large main compartments, front utility pocket with organizer, front stash pocket and side pockets for water bottle or other documents while traveling. A fully padded back panel and a padded grab handle add extra comfort. Tuck-away shoulder straps make it easy for converting to backpack.
A few users do not like the laptop sleeve in this bag but they do not see it as a huge issue.
Overall, users love their JanSport Driver 8 Core Series Wheeled Backpack for its sturdiness, big and strong wheels, the ease of use of the telescoping handle and the organization this bag offers.
- Capacity: 2175 cu in / 36 L
- Weight: 5 lbs / 3 kg
- Dimensions: 21 x 14 x 10 inches / 53 x 35 x 25 cm
- Laptop Dimensions: 11.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 inches / 29 x 27 x 4 cm
- Fabric: 600 Denier Polyester / 420 Denier Velocity Nylon
Review Group #: 1
Sturdy • Good handle • Good fabric • Good zippers • Reinforced bottom • Telescoping handle is very strong • Handles a full load just fine • Wheels and retractable handle are excellent quality • Not too heavy when used as backpack
Review Group #: 2
Multiple pockets including a padded pocket for a laptop, and other pockets for folders, pencils, etc. • Front pocket is big to hold charger/wallet/car keys/ snacks/and writing materials • Works great for airline travel • Side pockets work great for easy access to passports and boarding passes • A lot of room
Review Group #: 3
It's easy to handle and rolls very well • The wheels are very sturdy • Wheels are large and roll over almost any thing from grass to dirt road • Well-made and the wheels are very durable
Review Group #: 4
Great bag for law students who walk a couple of miles per day with books and computer • Plenty of room for books, laptop and lunch
Review Group #: 5
A great book bag for elementary school kids • Well worth the money • Great bag for nursing students
Where to Buy
Amazon.com Rating: 4.30 stars from 257 reviews, Price: $98.45