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Driver Shortage Has Schools Chartering Luxury Buses

Posted on May 9, 2018
A luxury motorcoach on the floor of the International LCT Show in Las Vegas, March 12-14, 2018 (LCT file photo)

A luxury motorcoach on the floor of the International LCT Show in Las Vegas, March 12-14, 2018 (LCT file photo)

District chief operating officer Brian Busby tells KHOU-TV in Houston that a combination of budget cuts and dislocations caused by Hurricane Harvey has left the district 300 drivers short.

The charter buses come complete with drivers, and the biggest school district in Texas is on pace to spend $8 million on the charter buses this year.

U.S. News article here

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