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Bus Inspection Schedules


School bus inspections are required twice each year on every vehicle that is used as a school bus in Iowa. Conducted by the Iowa Department of Education with assistance from the Iowa State Patrol, Joe Funk conducts the inspections in Eastern Iowa, Verlan Vos conducts the inspections in Central Iowa, and Tom Simpson conducts the inspections in Western Iowa. Inspection criteria can be found in the “Maintenance and Inspections Manual” under “Publications & Reports” on this website.

Select the following link to view a calendar showing the statewide inspection schedule: Bus Inspection Schedules. This can be filtered by region by checking the corresponding box.

East - Inspector, Joe Funk, 515-669-4987,

Central - Inspector, Verlan Vos, 515-669-4994,

West - Inspector, Tom Simpson, 515-326-1022,