Marketplace Carrying Our Children

Marketplace Carrying Our Children

When we put a child on a school bus we are sure that everything has been done to ensure a safe journey, but school bus companies operate as if this was too much to ask. In fact some buses are in such bad condition it isn’t even safe for other vehicles to share the road with them. Spot-checks across the country found that an astonishing 40 to 90 percent of school buses failed basic mechanical safety tests. Who is responsible and what can be done about it?

  • 1998
  • 00:20:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/02/2018
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Subjects
School buses -- Safety measures -- Canada [LCSH] School buses -- Standards -- Canada [LCSH] School children -- Transportation -- Canada -- Safety measures [LCSH] Traffic safety and children -- Canada [LCSH] Safety education [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Education [LCSH] Law -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Health education [LCSH]
Team
Jim Nunn (Host), Jacquie Perrin (Journalist), Robert Cribb (Producer), Paul Harrington (Producer), Renée Pellerin (Producer), Robert St-Hilaire (Producer)
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