Security and Safety

Union calls for improved Milwaukee County bus driver safety

Posted on December 3, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Union representatives gave county supervisors a petition seeking better working conditions, including improved bus safety, for Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) drivers, the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported.

The petitions state that security needs to remove a person from the bus when passengers created disturbances. A transit security report found that the number of assaults of drivers decreased 62% since 2010 due to the installation of protective shields on buses; however, union officials say many issues often go unreported. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

HART, lawmakers propose bills aimed at protecting transit workers

SB 1416 and HB 951 both seek to curb violent threats against uniformed public servants in the workplace.

NY Gov. announces 3-year ban of sex offenders from transit

This proposal is in response to a number of recent MTA incidents involving repeat sex offenders.

FRA launches web portal for public to report blocked railroad crossings

The agency expects it will take an average of three minutes for users to complete the report.

London testing electric bus sounds to improve road safety

When travelling above 12 mph, the bus will make enough noise that an alert is unnecessary.

Metro-North, LIRR to screen employees in 'safety-sensitive' areas

NTSB recommendations developed from investigation into five accidents that killed six people and injured 126 more.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation