Many innocent children are met their watery graves, as the negligence of school bus drivers.
Many schools buses plunges into streams by the negligence of drivers, this irritates families who trust the school management on the safety of their children. This is very critical issue because there is an increase in the school bus accidents in the past.
In spite of many accidents taking place in the state losing their precious life, transport authority and the school management are not taking any action nor taking measures to avoid accidents.
Recent School Bus Accidents:
Tuesday 20 March 2012 : School bus plunges into stream near Kothagudem, Khammam district in Andhra Pradesh, where eight children killed and with thirty left injured.
March 7 2012 : School bus accident in Krishna district left 6 year old kid dead under a school bus.
March 1, 2012 : 7 children injured in a school bus mishap in chittor district.
March 1, 2012 : Two children died in East Godavari District.
August 19, 2012 : Twenty teachers injured in Tadepallygudem.
February 29, 2012 Again two kids lost their life in East Godavari.
Guidelines lines for School Management from the government.
Windows should be covered with iron grills
Bus attendant should help the small children while getting into the bus.
Identities of the children should be maintained and kept in the bus itself.
Contact details of the school should be painted in bold letters.
Drivers should posses valid driving licence with minimum of 5 years of Experience.
First Aid Box should be maintained.
The school bus driver should attend the orientation program conducted by the regional transport authority.