This bureau establishes standards for operation and equipment, inspects buses, conducts on-site visits to ensure accountability and compliance, and develops an annual appropriation request to finance the school transportation program. Audits are conducted to ensure that budgets, records, inspections, etc., are in compliance with regulations and safety procedures. Other duties include technical assistance, driver training programs, and accident investigation. Provision of safe, efficient, and economical transportation to all eligible students is the objective of the bureau.
New Mexico Safe Routes to Schools (NM Department of Transportation)
School Transportation Bureau