Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021
The ROP has urged all school bus drivers to lock their vehicles at the end of their duty only after checking that no child is left behind in the bus. Despite repeated warnings, a number of child suffocation cases in school vehicles have been reported.

Eight year old kid dies following getting left behind in college bus

Muscat – 

The ROP has urged all college bus drivers to lock their autos at the finish of their duty only following checking that no kid is left behind in the bus. Despite repeated warnings, a quantity of kid suffocation instances in college autos have been reported.

An eight year old Sudanese boy died final week following he was forgotten in a college bus in Muscat. “The boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition but he was later declared dead at the hospital,” an ROP official mentioned.

“It is the responsibility of drivers to make sure that all students disembark from the bus at their respective destinations to avoid suffocation-related incidents,” the ROP official mentioned.

Similar instances have occurred in the previous, mentioned the officials. “We have repeatedly cautioned both parents and drivers against leaving children inside the car with windows closed even for a few minutes.”

Leaving kids in vehicles is a crime punishable in several nations such as Oman. The ROP has also been urging motorists to make certain that students are appropriately secured with security belts when in autos.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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