Mechanics stop to talk briefly while prepping Wake County school buses in the Wake County Public School System transportation facility in southeast Raleigh Thursday, August 25, 2016 for the opening of the traditional school year next Monday in Wake County. Wake has taken 60 more school buses off of the roads this fall due to more efficient bus routes, a shortage of bus drivers and cost cuts.
Mechanics stop to talk briefly while prepping Wake County school buses in the Wake County Public School System transportation facility in southeast Raleigh Thursday, August 25, 2016 for the opening of the traditional school year next Monday in Wake County. Wake has taken 60 more school buses off of the roads this fall due to more efficient bus routes, a shortage of bus drivers and cost cuts. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Mechanics stop to talk briefly while prepping Wake County school buses in the Wake County Public School System transportation facility in southeast Raleigh Thursday, August 25, 2016 for the opening of the traditional school year next Monday in Wake County. Wake has taken 60 more school buses off of the roads this fall due to more efficient bus routes, a shortage of bus drivers and cost cuts. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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