To promote child safety on the school run, BUSK has sent out a leaflet to 30,000 schools encouraging them to sign up to use operators with the BUSK Benchmark.
Operators with the Benchmark have undergone independent audits to ensure they offer a safe and legally compliant service.
Once the initial audit is completed, operators in the scheme are reviewed every three years, and are subject to random spot checks.
Pat Harris, BUSK Director, says: “Our aim is to ensure that schools start to take a serious look at how they hire transport and the consequences if they fail to . . .