RTO to hold workshop for school bus drivers

Sakal Times
Thursday, 20 July 2017

The workshop will include awareness of speed driving, safety, medical checkup of drivers, inspection of vehicles and parents’ meeting. The workshop is organised with the help of Rotary Club of Middle Town and School Bus Association

Pune: The Pune Regional Transport Office (RTO) will be organising a workshop to teach school vehicle drivers about the emergency evacuation of children on July 22.

Balasaheb Ajri, Regional Transport Officer, on Wednesday, said, “We want to check how safe the vehicles are. The RTO is particularly concerned about the presence of fire extinguishers. Drivers and attendants will be provided with basic training on how to react to an emergency and ways to evacuate students. It is important that they know how to use the fire extinguishers.”

“The workshop will include awareness of speed driving, safety, medical checkup of drivers, inspection of vehicles and parents’ meeting. The workshop is organised with the help of Rotary Club of Middle Town and School Bus Association,” said Ajri.

According to the officials, with the school opening after the summer vacations, the drivers and attendants will teach students in every new session what they learnt in training
sessions.

The workshop will be held on July 22 at Bhimsen Joshi Sabhagruha, Aundh.

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