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Speaking after it emerged that many students were still waiting for their school bus tickets to be issued earlier this week, Sinn Féin Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh said this was just one in a list of problems with the school transport system, and called for a review by the Department of Education and Skills.
A vehicle testing firm has being found guilty of breaching health and safety laws in relation to the testing of a school bus which was later involved in a fatal crash.
The former owner of a school bus involved in a fatal crash has told a court that he didn’t see any reason to mention previous problems with a rear spring when he sold the bus on.
Mayo schools joined thousands of students across Ireland this week who are putting plans in motion to take part in An Taisce Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week 2012, which takes place from May 21 to 25.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has just announced that it is now a legal requirement that private buses involved in the organised transport of children be fitted with appropriate and fit for purpose safety belts or restraint systems as of October 31.
A customised school bus operating as a mini-cinema is to visit the Community Games in Athlone to spread the school transport safety message to local children.
A customised school bus operating as a mini-cinema is to visit Mayo this weekend to spread the school transport safety message to local children.
Rural families whose children are dependent on school transport may face further financial burdens if a proposed hike in school transport fees goes ahead, a local TD has warned.
The proposal to introduce school bus charges of €500 per annum for primary school children who are currently entitled to free travel and an additional €200 per secondary school child has been condemned.
Fine Gael Leader Enda Kenny TD, has condemned the adjustments to school transport fees where pupils must pay bus fees for the full year rather than the two-term payment system. Many families will be affected as the normal fees have already skyrocketed but now they must also pay the full annual payment even if only using the service for one term.