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BC Transit disciplining drivers for not calling out stops 'unfair,' union says

Posted on January 16, 2015

Photo: rpaterso via Flickr
Photo: rpaterso via Flickr

VANCOUVER, B.C. — BC Transit is disciplining drivers for not calling out stops to help the visually impaired — a practice the drivers' union says is unsafe, CBC News reported.

BC Transit has required Victoria bus drivers to call out all stops since April 2014, following a complaint to a human rights organization.

Bus drivers say the practice puts passenger safety at risk, because it is "an undue distraction," the report said.

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