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"Bus Rodeo" Sharpens Skills of MCS Bus Drivers

Madison City Schools transportation workers are keeping busy through this virtual school period working on buses, practicing and tweaking routes, reviewing safety protocols and other tasks.

This week, the department is holding a friendly "bus rodeo" with drivers for each school competing against drivers of other MCS schools in a skills competition. WHNT-19 news story here:

Drivers are maneuvering buses through safety cones, doing some precision backing using mirrors and uncovering secretly planted safety deficiencies in timed bus inspections.

bus driving through safety cones in a parking lot

bus driving through traffic cones


Driver inspecting bus tires

 closeup of driver at wheel of the bus

driver in bus amid rows of seats inspecting the roof vent