Database: How safe is your school bus? Here are the facts by district

About one in five school buses failed safety inspections, according to the latest data from the Michigan State Police.

Public and private school district buses used for student transportation were subject to inspections -- over 16,000 vehicles -- between Sept. 1 2016 and Aug. 31, 2017. 

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A total of 162 districts had a 100% passing rate, while 69 districts had a 100% failing rate for their vehicles.

The number of school buses inspected range from one in smaller districts to more than 200 vehicles in large districts such as Detroit and Utica.  The state also inspects new buses that are still at dealerships and buses used by contractors. These numbers are included in the statewide totals.

Search the database below to see the school bus inspection results by district.

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