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Cyberabad traffic police checks out school buses ahead of reopening

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 10, 2019, 1:25 am IST
Updated Jun 10, 2019, 1:25 am IST
The surprise checks were started on Thursday and till now, 114 schools have been visited by the traffic police personnel under the Madhapur division.
Cyberabad traffic police checked schools under the Madhapur traffic division which consists of Madhapur, Gachibowli,Kukatpally, and Miyapur. Traffic police visited different schools under their jurisdiction and inspected the condition of school buses even on Sunday.
 Cyberabad traffic police checked schools under the Madhapur traffic division which consists of Madhapur, Gachibowli,Kukatpally, and Miyapur. Traffic police visited different schools under their jurisdiction and inspected the condition of school buses even on Sunday.

Hyderabad: With the academic year resuming from Wednesday, Cyberabad traffic polices launched a special drive on school buses.

The surprise checks were started on Thursday and till now, 114 schools have been visited by the traffic police personnel under the Madhapur division.

 

Reportedly, traffic polices issued notices to schools to check their buses’ condition and rectify it within a specific period of time. If they do not, action will be taken according to the Motor Vehicles Act.

Cyberabad traffic police checked schools under the Madhapur traffic division which consists of Madhapur, Gachibowli,Kukatpally, and Miyapur. Traffic police visited different schools under their jurisdiction and inspected the condition of school buses even on Sunday.

Mr A. Chandrashekar, ACP, Madhapur, said, “We have informed school management to hire drivers below the age of 60 years and conduct their health checks every three months free of cost, check the validity of licence, check whether the particular driver has experience of at least five years and appoint attendants in each and every school for the safety of children.”

 

He added that school managements should make details of the bus driver available to parents, install first aid boxes, side mirrors and ensure that an emergency exit is available in each school bus.

Last year, there were at least five cases of children being run over by their own school buses with the drivers not paying attention and the vehicles not having helpers. There were also instances were bus drivers failed the drunk driving test conducted by the police.

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