School buses from the Republic taken off the road in Derry

Three busses from the Republic used to transport pupils to and from schools in Derry have been found to be unfit for service.

The spot checks were carried out at Oakgrove college.

Nine vehicles in total were taken off the road in the city following a day of checks by the DVA.

They say faults found during the inspection of 24 buses ranged from defective seat belts to problems with emergency exits.