Municipal lawmakers are planning to pass emergency legislation that would allow drivers to be cited if they do not yield to ambulances during emergencies.
Domestic vehicle manufacturers are split on whether the mainland should adopt US standards on school buses, in the wake of several fatal accidents.
I refer to the letter headlined 'Bus-safety fear' (South China Morning Post, June 23).
We have adopted a step-by-step approach in pursuing seat-belt legislation in Hong Kong.
Children will have to belt up when being driven to school by next year if the Government goes ahead with a plan requiring all passengers of 'nanny vans' and school buses to use seat belts.
On May 21, the school bus in which our two children were travelling was involved in a serious accident with a stalled truck in the North Point exit lane on the Eastern Corridor.
Escorts must from this term accompany young children on school buses with more than 16 seats, the Education Department has reminded transport operators.
A six-month period to...
Children travelling on school buses will have an escort on board from next year, when new traffic regulations come into force.
From February, school buses with more than 16 seats...
A safe ride to school is the focus of an Education Department move to ensure the protection of schoolchildren.
All nanny vans will be painted bright yellow by February, under a transport scheme to improve safety for school children.
The new colour would alert other motorists and police that...
Parents will face higher fees for school buses under new regulations making adult escorts compulsory.
The measures were prompted by two fatal accidents involving school buses last...
SCHOOLCHILDREN will be shown how to get on and off buses in a special road safety programme to be launched this month.
The programme is the Kowloon East Regional Road Safety...
PROSPECTIVE drivers of private school mini-buses will be required to undergo a driving test from next month under a new system to regulate road safety.