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Review of JanSport Driver 8 Core Series Wheeled Backpack
4.40 stars Very Good Form 169 Reviews
Reviewed on: July 31, 2018 Author:
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Pros & Cons


  • Well-made and sturdy bag
  • Easy to handle and rolls very well
  • Wheels are large, sturdy and durable
  • Telescoping handle is very strong
  • Multiple pockets and lot of room for easy organization
  • Great bag for all students - Elementary school to law school
  • Well worth the money


  • Zippers are stiff at first but become smooth with use
  • Laptop sleeve is little sloppy
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for JanSport Driver 8 Core Series Wheeled Backpack. The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.40 stars, and the price range is $47.99-$110.00.

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
User Voice
JanSport Driver 8 Core Series Wheeled Backpack
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 #: 1 Rating :
4.00 stars
18 Reviews See Details
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 #: 2 Rating :
5.00 stars
12 Reviews See Details
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 #: 3 Rating :
4.50 stars
13 Reviews See Details
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 #: 4 Rating :
4.50 stars
10 Reviews See Details
A great book bag for elementary school kids Well worth the money Great bag for nursing students
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
4.00 stars
21 Reviews See Details
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JanSport Driver 8 Core Series Wheeled Backpack
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Rating : 4.40 stars Form 169 Reviews
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