Vail Valley bus drivers to be honored Feb. 14 |

Vail Valley bus drivers to be honored Feb. 14

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado – As part of the fourth annual National Love the Bus program this month, parents, students and teachers are celebrating the men and women from the Eagle County Schools who take more than 4,266 rides safely to schools in Eagle County each day.

The Love the Bus program is celebrated on Valentine’s Day and throughout February in school districts across the country as a way to raise awareness and appreciation for the hundreds of thousands of school bus drivers who safely transport more than 26 million school children to and from school each day.

For more information about the event, e-mail Chris Klaschik at

To help celebrate Love the Bus, parents, teachers and children are encouraged to visit the program’s Web site,, to share stories about their favorite bus drivers, and make interactive Valentines to e-mail or print and give to their bus driver on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.

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