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Public meeting to address school bus concerns in Charleston County


South Carolina State representatives are giving parents, drivers and others an opportunity to voice concerns Monday afternoon about school buses in Charleston County. 

Members with Teamster Local 509, a labor union representing school bus drivers in Charleston County, will be at the meeting. Also in attendance will be drivers with Durham School Services, which holds a contract with Charleston County and two other South Carolina counties to provided school buses. 

The meeting will address the safety of school buses, service and working condition concerns with Durham School Services, and other issues. 

Monday's schedule begins with a press conference at 3:30 p.m., followed by a public forum at 4 p.m. at the International Longshoreman's Association at 1142 Morrison Dr. downtown.

State representatives will be joined by members of the British Parliament to discuss the state of transportation in Charleston County. Durham School Services is a subsidiary of National Express Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based multinational transportation company. 

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