The "Killer Buses" Banned in India Since 2011
14 Mai 2013 - lexpress.mu
The " Killer Buses . " This led to the bus was nicknamed Blue Line in India, including Ashok Leyland models on our roads. After a long legal battle, the High Court in New Delhi ordered, in 2011, the withdrawal of the bus.
A decision in respect of some 1600 buses, mainly brand Tata and Ashok Leyland . This information was relayed at the time by several newspapers large peninsula and adopted by their respective websites.
The High Court of Delhi had granted a period of several months to bus companies, including the National Transport Corporation (NTC) Indian. The Indian company was using a model identical bus (photo). Than NTC put into service on our roads in 2007 for service Blue-Line.
The judgment of the Indian courts had been motivated by official statistics give the shivers. These figures show 182 deaths in accidents involving buses Blue line in 2005, while the number of people killed by these buses in 2006 was 163. 108 people lost their lives in 2008 while in 2009, 115 people were killed in accidents involving buses Blue Line .