Letter To The Editor: Bus

Welcome back to a new and exciting school year: 2018-19!  

Deer Park School District transports approximately 1100 students each day. We have 27 bus routes that travel about 263,000 miles per year, delivering our students to Deer Park Schools!

Providing safe school bus transportation services for the Deer Park community is the core of what we do. The timely and safe delivery of students to and from school is a huge responsibility that requires the teamwork of many people. Bus drivers, mechanics, special needs bus monitors, an assistant supervisor, and the transportation supervisor act as a team to accomplish safe transportation for all students every day.

Buses are inspected prior to leaving the transportation facility each day to insure that all mechanical and safety systems operate properly. In addition, regular preventative maintenance keeps the fleet in top condition. The Washington State Patrol inspects the entire fleet each summer, and they also arrive unannounced during the winter and randomly inspect 25% of the fleet. Every bus driver in Deer Park is thoroughly trained, and attends annual in-service classes to keep up to date with safety awareness. Each of our drivers hold commercial driver licenses and are subject to Washington State Patrol and FBI background checks. We transport thousands of children each and every day, and we’re proud of the efficiency and professionalism evident in our work.

Thank you for working with us to help ensure the safety of our students each and every day. Please don’t hesitate to use the contact information to call or email with your questions!

Don’t forget to check out www.dpsd.org for more school information.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Do you have an excellent driving record?
Looking for part-time work?

We’re frequently looking for people to join our team of DPSD drivers. We’ll work with you and provide your training and certifications costs!

If you’re interested, please give Sonja Rosenthal a call at 464-5530.

Featured Sponsor
Thank You For Your Support!

Share this article.

Share on facebook
Share on pinterest
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit
Share on email
Featured Sponsor
Thank You For Your Support!

Read more news.

Greenhouse Distribution of Tom’s Turkey Drive

The Greenhouse Community Center at 211 N Fir Ave in Deer Park is holding a drive-through distribution on November 24th 2020 of an uncooked Thanksgiving meal. The annual Tom’s Turkey Drive event has a modified method of delivery because of the pandemic.

Read More »

Buying Local Supports Our Neighbors

The last few months have taken a toll on our community. As a result of the pandemic, states were shut down and many businesses had to close. Now that the holidays are drawing near, it is more important than ever to support these local businesses.

Read More »