Return to Headlines

Waynesville R-VI scores 98.5% on bus inspection

Waynesville R-VI scores 98.5% on bus inspection

 

The Waynesville R-VI School District will receive the Total Fleet Excellence Award from the Missouri Highway Patrol in July, as the result of a recent inspection.  To qualify for the award, the district must earn a 90% or higher approval rate and have no buses put out of service as a result of the inspection.

 

The Waynesville R-VI School District scored a 98.5%, marking the 19th consecutive year that Waynesville R-VI has scored 90% or above on the inspection. The state average was 89.2% and statewide, 324 buses were put out of service as a result of the inspections.

 

“We want our stakeholders to know that we operate buses that meet all state standards,” said Karl Wilking, director of transportation. “We had 65 buses inspected with over 100 items inspected on each bus. Our transportation team does an outstanding job and are constantly working to keep children safe while riding our buses.”

 

Waynesville R-VI transports approximately 4,000 students annually.

 

"Issued June 10, 2019"