Note: An earlier version of this story, based on a press release, stated that two of Durham School Services' locations received perfect fleet inspection scores. Although the Ottumwa, Iowa, location received no out-of-service deficiencies, three 30-day cosmetic issues were found, including a missing rated capacity sticker, a dislodged door seal, and a limit switch adjustment on a lift.
WARRENVILLE, Ill. — School bus company Durham School Services announced that it received a perfect score in a fleet inspection in Chester Township, Pennsylvania.
During the inspection, zero violations were found, earning Durham a 100%, according to the company. The inspection involved an extensive review of numerous parts on each school bus, including the brakes, suspension, tires, exterior lighting, and stop arm.
Durham in Chester Township serves 68 schools with a fleet of 53 vehicles. Forty-two of those vehicles were examined during the fleet inspection by Pennsylvania State Police.
“Maintaining our fleet to the highest standard takes teamwork, and I am proud of our technicians and mechanics,” said Steve Shaughnessy, general manager of Durham School Services in Chester Township. “Receiving a perfect score from Pennsylvania State Police compliments our dedication to our fleet and the safety of our students.”