The city’s school district fined bus companies for 188 infractions in the 2016-17 school year, according to a datasheet received by the Paterson Times. That amounts to more than one violation every school day. There are 180 school days.
14 bus private bus companies contracted by the district were fined $72,253 for being late, lack of cameras, drivers without commercial licenses, and failure to have bus aides.
School board members discussed the report in a closed-door meeting on Wednesday night. Some of the members were alarmed by the large number of infractions.
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Source: Paterson Times