'Leasing' * Malaysia - Penang State Government Rejects This System For Buses
Adopted by certain bus operators in the state
Penang,Malaysia -Bernama -April 6,2008: -- Because of problems caused to competitors and the public, said a state government official... Chow Kon Yeow, Chairman of the Penang Local Government, Traffic Management and Environment Committee, said if they persisted on using the system, the state government would not hesitate to urge the Commercial Vehicle Licencing Board (CVLB) to take stern action against them... Under the "leasing" system, a bus company would lease buses to certain bus drivers who would then be responsible for the upkeep of the vehicles, including fuel cost... Chow said besides from failing to adhere the operating schedules, these bus operators had also broken several CVLB rules... Rapid Penang Sdn Bhd (RapidPenang) recently claimed that its drivers had been threatened and harassed by "leasing" system drivers...
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