Belarus by September 1 will buy about 100 school buses. This was reported today by the deputy head of the general education of the Ministry of Education of Belarus Irina Karzhova, BelTA has learned.
"The bus fleet is updated. By September 1, planned to buy about 100 buses, of which 60 (10 buses per region) transmits Development Bank under the current program", - said Irina Karzhova.
Today, for the transportation of children is used about 1.4 thousand. School buses. "We plan, according to preliminary information, which will be subject to haul about 65 thousand. Students (not just high school students, but also students of pre-school facilities)," - said Deputy Head of Department. In the 2014-2015 academic year, the number of children who are transported to educational institutions was higher - about 70-72 thousand. People.
According to Irina Karzhovoy, all measures for the safety of children when driving up to the educational institutions and back followed. "Questions and complaints on the part of a driver, and teaching staff, and the bodies of internal affairs in the Ministry of Education have been reported. We very much hope that we will continue to move in this direction", - she said.
In turn, senior inspector on special assignments of traffic police of the Interior Ministry of Belarus Anna Banadyk reported that conducted a survey of all organizations engaged in supply of students to schools. "We are examining the technical condition of the school bus routes, gives instructions to drivers about the features of compliance with the transport groups of children", - she said.
Anna Banadyk recalled that all those who organize transport groups of children (8 children and unaccompanied by parents) are obliged to inform about it to the traffic police. The driver must be trained and have the pass inspection no more than 5 days prior to transport.