Features of Durham Charter buses:
- New fleet
- Lifts for wheelchairs
- LED lights
- 2-way radios
Large buses can accommodate approximately 50 adults and 50-60 school aged children. Small buses can accommodate approximately 15 adults and 20-30 school aged children.
Our charter specialists will work with you to determine the right size bus to meet your needs based on total number of passengers and any additional cargo, e.g. luggage.
Yellow Buses = Safety
The U.S. federal government recognizes that yellow school buses are the safest mode of surface transportation, outranking passenger vehicles by more than eight to one in the number of fatalities. School buses are manufactured to comply with 37 Federal motor vehicle Safety Standards, the highest number of standards issued for public transportation. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
Durham Charter employs a “safety first” culture. All employees strive to identify the safest way to operate, approaching safety from a holistic point of view, from the passengers to the workplace. Employee training programs stress our commitment to safety. Our pledge of safety resonates throughout the organization, from our drivers to the board room. As part of normal operations, Durham conducts an exhaustive employee background screening process, extensive driver safety training, and continuous school bus safety training. We also have daily bus safety inspections.
Rider safety rules
- Follow the instructions of the school bus driver.
- Remain in your seat while the bus is in motion.
- Keep your head and arms inside the bus.
- Keep aisles clear at all times.
Because we provide student transportation, our drivers go through a selection and training process much more rigorous than that of other bus companies. You will find our drivers are the most professional, courteous and responsible in the bus transportation services industry