Drivers with clean record for school buses: Govt

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The bus will have to be equipped with a first-aid box, fire extinguisher and must have provision for bag racks under the seats. Amber flashing lights will have to be put up on the top four corners on the exterior of the bus these will be activated whenever the bus stops.

New rules

For DRIVER

n Must never have been booked for speeding, drink driving or under IPC Section 304

n Must not have more than two challans in a year for overtaking, jumping traffic light

n Must have a five-year experience in driving such vehicle

n Must wear uniform and a name tag

FOR BUS

n 'School Bus' must be prominently displayed on vehicle

n Will not carry more than one and half times the number of passengers authorised in registration certificate

n Must carry a copy of the valid agreement with the educational institute, list of the school children

n Buses owned by schools must be painted golden-yellow

n Must have a first-aid box, fire extinguisher, bag racks under the seats

n Amber flashing lights will have to be put up on the top four corners on the exterior of the bus

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