(WXYZ) - Parents, as you start gearing up for the first day of school, the 7 Action News team is taking action for you-making sure your child's school bus is safe.
There are more than 17,000 school buses in the state of Michigan.
Every day your child hops on the bus, you trust it is road ready.
We're going inside metro-Detroit's school transportation garages to see what is takes to get a passing grade from state inspectors.
But, what happens when a bus doesn't get an "A" from state inspectors?
MSP Bus Inspection site: http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-59877-267859--,00.html
Watch the full report in the video player above.