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  1. City Briefs

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bus passenger collapses A 43-year-old man was fighting for his life after he ran to catch a bus in Ma On Shan and then collapsed on board. ...

  2. School bus toll keeps climbing despite vow

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Another three school bus crashes on the mainland have claimed the lives of at least 17 children and injured dozens more in the past two days. The tragedies came in the wake of Beijing issuing strict guidelines aimed at preventing such accidents. A bus crash in Zhumadian city in central Henan province yesterday killed two students and injured ...

  3. Why did 21 people have to die like this?

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'The bus see-sawed for a second. Passengers might have panicked and moved to the front so they could get out' ...

  4. Need to protect innocent children

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China is a powerful country but it has many problems. School bus safety is one of them. Last month, 19 kindergarten students were killed in a school bus crash in Gansu province. On Monday, at least 15 children died when a bus drove into a ditch in Jiangsu. School bus accidents are the result of a lack of legislation. In Gansu, for example, the nine-seater bus was packed with 62 ...

  5. Review of bus drivers' work hours

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Transport Department will review bus drivers' working hours after legislators said passengers were put in danger by drivers who had to work up to 14 hours a day. Most of the 8,000 Kowloon Motor Bus drivers work an average of 9.4 to 10.4 hours a day, with 30 minutes' rest every six hours. But 16 per cent have to work shifts of 14 hours, with a three-hour break. ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One hurt as bus, coach collide A section of Tung Chung Road on Lantau was closed for more than an hour after a head-on collision between a bus and coach at 2.30pm. A man on the bus needed hospital treatment for minor injuries. ...

  7. 10 children injured as bus tips over

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Ten kindergarten pupils were injured when their school bus tipped onto its side in Harbin yesterday. The accident happened when the children, all ... school-bus safety. Eight children who were sent to Harbin Red Cross Central Hospital have already been discharged. The two others, who suffered a broken collarbone and a head injury, were sent ...

  8. Fears of higher toll in Jiangsu school bus crash

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com A confession by police in Feng county, Jiangsu, that there were at least 41 primary school pupils on a school bus that plunged into an icy ditch on Monday, not 29 as previously reported, casts doubt on the death toll from the accident and claims that the bus was not overloaded. The bus crashed into a roadside ditch after overturning when the driver ...

  9. 18 children killed in school bus crash

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bus logo. The seats had been removed and replaced with benches. Most of the victims suffered head and abdominal injuries. Five of the passengers died at the scene with 15 dying on their way ... to multiple fatalities on the mainland. In late December, 14 primary school pupils were killed and six injured when an overloaded school bus toppled into a river in Hengnan county, Hunan. Four ...

  10. Talk back

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that drove off and dragged her under its wheels. Similar tragedies do not happen with big buses for three reasons: patient drivers, and effective installation and modes of operation. Bus drivers do ... Granted, some bus drivers also hurry, but whenever an accident happens as a result, members of the public can easily identify the bus company. The demand for investigations, court cases or details ...




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