The Transylvania Times -

'Love The Bus Week' Shines A Light On County's Bus Drivers

 

February 22, 2018

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Jill Chaney, Delthia Gilbert, Tom Siniard, and Kyle Musgrove at Brevard Middle School are among the experienced drivers receiving gifts from TCS Transportation during "Love The Bus Week."

From Feb. 12-16, Transylvania County Schools celebrated "National School Bus Appreciation Week," or "Love The Bus Week," to recognize more than three dozen drivers who carry 1,300 student riders over 2,100 miles to and from school each day.

For many students, the yellow bus is their only possible route to school. It also continues to be the safest means of traveling between school and home.

It takes 36 cars to replace a bus for pupil transport, and students are 70 times more likely to get to school safely when taking the school bus than by car.

In 2016, Transylvania County had 480 traffi...



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