BUSES ACCIDENT * India
* Maharashtra - Contract buses involved in most PMPML accidents
(Photo: Red alert: Police officials conduct a panchnama after a fatal accident involving a PMPML bus)
Pune,Maharashtra,India -Mid-Day -29 May 2014: -- And yet, say officials, the transport body cannot act against contractors’ drivers... With the safety record of the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited already in tatters, the loss of two more lives has once again shifted focus on the negligible action being taken against any of the drivers of the buses involved in fatal accidents... On Sunday night, two motorcycle-borne youngsters were killed after being hit by a PMPML bus in Kondhwa, taking the number of persons killed in bus mishaps to 15 since the start of the year... The worrying fact emerging of this latest incident is that the bus involved in the accident is a PMPML contract bus, which was added to the fleet four months ago. Of the 15 fatal casualties this year, statistics reveal that contract buses have killed nine persons so far...
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