Walton County bus transportation facts and safety

Transportation

Transportation Information

Special to The Sun
Published: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 04:15 PM.

Walton County School District transports students a little over one million miles each year which is about 40 times around the world.

Other Interesting Transportation Facts:

Walton County School District transports approximately 4,800 students to and from school daily, covering 6,000 miles.

The Walton County School District transports the DeFuniak Springs student population the equivalent miles to Seattle, Washington and back each day.

The Walton County School District employs 95 committed drivers and runs 91 routes countywide.

Fuel cost averages $500,000.00 each year burning 1200 gallons of diesel fuel each day.

A bus driver’s day begins as early as 6:00 a.m. and ends around 4:30 p.m.



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