Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

By Thomas Garcia
Senior Writer 

School officials discuss SB 381

The bill would allow SUVs in place of buses in rural areas.


March 8, 2017

Thomas Garcia

Sen. Pat Woods of Broadview sponsored a bill that would allow school districts to use a sport utility vehicle instead of school bus to transport the small amount of children on rural school bus routes.

A bill introduced by New Mexico Sen. Pat Woods is designed to help rural school districts save thousands of dollars in transportation costs by allowing them to use sport utility vehicles instead of school buses.

"It makes sense; it is safe and it...

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