Tuesday, September 13, 2011

What Makes Buses Late?

When we think about it there is a lot of things that make buses late and I have provided a short list of what may excuses may be used:

  • Bus running out of gas
  • Bus  bypassing bus stop being re-diverted to a different route
  • Commuter mistiming their wait at bus stop.
  • Flat tyre
  • Stalled engine
  • Bus accident
  • Incorrect fare paying commuters
  • time allowed for  parents with young children, disabled and elderly commuters room to enter and leave the bus (Bus drivers are allowed 30 seconds per stop)    
  • Bus drivers not turning up due to sickness
  • And ( as I found out recently), bus driver driving out of the depot with the correct bur on his computer list but  the depot yardsman telling him to go back and take a different bus number ( even though the bus you have is no problems and correct) - this in itself takes ten minutes.
  • Anti-social behaviours against drivers/commuters                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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