Too much time spent in idle
The Dougherty County School System transportation committee is looking to add a few things to their school buses in order to save them some money.
Right now DCSS officials say their buses are spending too much time in idle, which is costing them a lot of extra money. To help solve this problem they're looking to install computer-like systems into each bus which tell them the most efficient route to take, make sure they're taking that same route every day, and to track how long and when the buses are being left in idle.
Jack Willis with DCSS isn't sure exaclty how much money it will save as of right now but says it'll be a significant amount and says they should have some numbers in December.
Willis also says the manufacturing company of the buses says the 5 new DCSS buses will be here by the end of the month.