Carpool for school students : Guidelines for safety

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Carpool for school students have come under the spotlight in the wake of the recent accidents in the city which has prompted the implementation of the following guidelines:

  • Drinking water must be made available
  • Doors of the pool car or bus have to be kept tightly shut during transit.
  • School buses will have to be painted yellow-blue and carpools have to be painted yellow-green
  • ‘School Bus’ and ‘School Cab’ have to be written around the vehicle
  • Vehicles which are older than 15 years is not permissible to operate
  • Documents and regular maintenance of Car brakes, speed limit and engine have to be kept up to date inside the vehicle
  • Drivers of pool cab or bus must have an uniform along with an ID card around their neck containing all the information regarding him/her
  • Drivers with less than 5 years of experience cannot be employed for the purpose
  • Every school car or bus must have an attendant along with the main driver
  • Details about each & every child travelling in the cab or bus, including their address, blood group, phone number of parents and nearest relatives must be kept handy
  • The pool cars cannot be parked just about anywhere and must wait unless any one comes to pick up the kid
  • Sped limit for all school vehicles carrying children will have to follow the speed limit 40km/hr
  • There has to be a fire extinguisher present in the vehicle
  • The pool cars and buses will have to have a first-aid emergency kit inside
  • The windows necessarily need to have at least 2 iron rods across them
  • The cars must have comfortable seating with ample space for the children to keep their bag

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