Friday August 7, 2020

Government to spend €12m on buses

The government is to spend more than €12 million buying 70 large buses to help eliminate the three-into-two seating arrangements on school buses.

27th August, 2005

The government is to spend more than €12 million buying 70 large buses to help eliminate the three-into-two seating arrangements on school buses.

From this week, thousands of post-primary students will face problems getting to school because of the ban on three students crowding into seats made for two.

This followed a bus crash in Navan in May, in which five schoolgirls were killed and 15 injured. The bus was not fitted with seatbelts. The Department...

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