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TWO MONTHS AFTER HC’S DIRECTIONS… – Majority of school buses elude inspection

Posted on June 24th, 2016 in High Court, Transportation |

Priyanka Das, June  24, 2016,

Source: Mirror

Out of the total 2,858 registered school vehicles, only 1,374 have undergone inspection to ensure safe environment for kids
The Nagpur bench of the high court -in April -directed Mumbai’s Regional Trans port Office (RTO) to issue a circular asking schools across the state to inspect their bus es and check if safety guidelines are being implemented. Read the rest of this entry »

School buses won’t ferry kids on Oct 14

Posted on October 11th, 2014 in Transportation |

Puja Pednekar,Oct 11, 2014,

Source: Hindustan Times

MUMBAI: Parents will have to make alternative arrangements for dropping their children to school on October 14 as school buses will be on election duty.

School buses will be used to transport election staff on October 14 and October 15. All schools will be closed on Wednesday, October 15 for polling. However, the problem arises on Tuesday, October 14, as many schools have exams scheduled. Read the rest of this entry »

Provide parking space for buses: Cops to schools

Posted on August 23rd, 2014 in Transportation |

ST CORRESPONDENT,Friday, 22 August 2014

Source: Sakal Times

CAMP: The city traffic police on Friday urged city schools to provide parking space for school buses.

The traffic police held a meeting on Friday with the school transporters to discuss various issues, especially parking of the buses near schools in the morning at the St Mary’s School premises. The school authorities were also present for the meeting.    Read the rest of this entry »

Transport panel must for all schools: Edu commissioner

Posted on July 25th, 2014 in Schools, Transportation |


Source: The Times of India

Schools, irrespective of whether they have buses or not, will have to form transport committees, commissioner of education S Chockalingam clarified on Thursday.He was addressing a meeting of all stakeholders involved in the school bus policy. Read the rest of this entry »

School fits GPS monitor on school buses

Posted on July 17th, 2014 in Schools, States, Transportation |

TNN | Jul 17, 2014,

Source :  Times of India

COIMBATORE: A city school has fitted GPS and GPRS devices to their buses to monitor the vehicles and improve safety for their students. The system can be accessed by both the school and parents and will allow them to track every movement of the bus. Read the rest of this entry »

12 schools reveal info on buses

Posted on June 11th, 2014 in Schools, States, Transportation |

TNN | Jun 11, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

NOIDA: The Regional Transport Office has served notices to 160 schools, seeking data about the engagement of buses. Only 12 schools have so far submitted the data to Regional Transport Office. Read the rest of this entry »

RTO to check fitness certificates of school buses

Posted on June 4th, 2014 in Schools, States, Transportation |

TNN | Jun 4, 2014,

Source :  Times  of  India

NASHIK: With less than a fortnight left for schools and colleges to re-open for the new academic year, the Nashik Regional Transport Office (RTO) would be taking up a drive to check if school buses have the necessary fitness certificates. Read the rest of this entry »

1,334 school buses face action in 4 months

Posted on April 25th, 2014 in Schools, States, Transportation |

Friday, 25 April 2014 | Place: Pune | Agency: DNA

Source : DNA

Taking cognizance of school bus transport not complying by the safety norms, the city traffic police have taken action against 1,334 school buses till April 10 compared to 2,430 cases last year. Read the rest of this entry »

RTO’s school bus policy seminar wrapped up sans discussions

Posted on April 25th, 2014 in Schools, States, Transportation |

Friday, 25 April 2014 | Place: DNA | Agency: DNA

Source :  DNA

RTO officials distribute only policy booklets; another meet planned on April 29

Pune: A three-hour seminar, which was organised by the Regional Transport Office (RTO) along with the education department and school authorities to revisit the guidelines of school bus policy, ended up in half-an-hour as the RTO officials only distributed the policy booklets without any discussions. Read the rest of this entry »

School buses to get route charts

Posted on December 5th, 2013 in Schools, States, Transportation |

TNN | Dec 5, 2013,

Source :  Times  of  India

RANCHI: School buses have become a big menace not just for the commuters but also for the children they ferry. To tackle the problem, a meeting was organized between traffic SP Rajiv Ranjan and members of Jharkhand Parents’ Association on Wednesday. It was decided that a meeting will be convened between the SP and private school principals to discuss the issue. Read the rest of this entry »