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School bus drivers urged to ensure student safety

School bus drivers urged to make certain student security

The Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulances (PACDA) and the ROP have urged drivers to make certain no kid is left behind in the automobile at the finish of each and every journey. The advisory also calls on parents and guardians to inculcate in youngsters the necessity to abide by road security suggestions.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) partnered to supply technological solutions to make certain security of college buses in 2017.

The project titled, Darb al Salama (road security) focuses on management and tracking of college buses in the sultanate, and the provision of ‘Smart Transportation Service’, the very first-of-its-sort service in the area.

The agreement which was signed in February 2017, stated that Omantel would provide buses for public and private schools, beneath the supervision of the ministry, with revolutionary communications options equipped with state-of-the-art ICT systems.

It would also supply information and details method relating to Darb al Salama project according to the newest regulations in force worldwide and straight hyperlink them with the ministry’s educational portal database by means of integrated networks owned by the business.

The project is a genuine addition to safety and security in college buses. Darb al Salama contains a quantity of solutions, such as informing parents when the bus leaves the college and when it approaches the student’s house, in addition to informing the college if a student is present in the bus when it arrives at college.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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