Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Free School Bus?
Re: Free School Bus?
Tue, 27 Apr 1999 08:29:38 -0500
The potential owner might want to check insurance rates before accepting
the gift. They might be high enough to surprise you. I believe the rate
depends on the use, but it is worth checking early on.
On Mon, 26 Apr 1999, The Watkins Family wrote:
> Our troop has been offered a free school bus (as a charitable
> contribution to our
> sponsoring organization, of course), along with a promise of free
> maintenance (labor only, I am sure). The bus has til now been used as a
> "loaner" for school buses being repaired by the local business making
> the offer. We would tear out about half the seats storing/transporting
> gear. While this sounds tempting, I would very much appreciate the
> wisdom and experience of the list in the form of pros and cons of a
> school bus as troop transportation.