Bus inspectionsIn a recently released report, MSP states that Plymouth-Canton School buses had all 142 receive "pass" grades in the third quarter of 2013.
Nearby Northville had 37 "pass" grades and five "red" in the same time frame. While Livonia Schools received 99 "pass" marks, one "yellow" and three "red," also in the third quarter, the report shows.
What rankings meanA "pass" means the total number of school buses deemed to be in satisfactory condition. A "yellow" notes buses in unsatisfactory conditions but are safe for operation. Meanwhile, a "red" signifies buses in unsafe conditions, according to Michigan State Police.
"Michigan law requires the repair of all red tag items before placing that bus back into passenger service," MSP states.
The law enforcement agency conducts school bus inspections beginning each Sept. 1 and ending each Aug. 31. The findings are posted after each Sept. 1.
View the complete results of school district bus safety inspections.