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Standing Passengers

Standing Passengers

Bavaria-wide petition to the introduction of the seat requirement in Bavarian school buses reached 2 months before the end even target of 10,000 signatures Unterdietfurt/Munich with the premature reach 10,000 signatures, the initiator of Dominik Heuwieser was satisfied. This is but still no reason to relax, will hold I continue”to Hammond. The petition a seat mandatory at the school transport still running up to the 18.02.2014 to the safety of our ensuring we need children”, calls the family father Dominik Heuwieser from Unterdietfurt (lkr. Red Valley Inn/Bavaria). Therefore, a petition to the Bavarian Landtag in life was launched by Hammond. For many children, the school day begins with the daily battle for a seat on the bus.

“Schoolchildren should start safe and recovering in the school day and not stressed out and tired of the bus ride”, as Hammond. Who get one of the coveted seats, must in the stand, the satchel either between the legs or even the whole trip am Back. Bruises and contusions were sad everyday life in Bavaria’s school buses, although the bus is one of the safest means of transport. In many school buses just younger students at a screeching halt are thrown off by the vehicle and can be injured thereby, explained Hammond: “If the children on the bus must be there just for the little ones often not stopping attainable for them.” When specifying the standing capacity remains unconsidered Hammond according to, that kids need to fit with satchels or sports bag. In addition to numerous volunteers the petition is also supported by political parties, parent and teacher associations”, Hammond is pleased. So, more than 10,000 signatures could be gathered in the last 4 months. The responsibility for the disastrous situation in the buses is pushed back and forth between the provincial government, municipalities, counties and bus companies”, Hammond notes. Hammond in the Bavarian sees the causes Pupil transportation regulation (SchBefV) and in the financing model of school transport.