Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Another top-heavy Transport Bus overturns as the driver loses control.
We could write the same article over and over again, but instead we’ll direct you to the newspaper account of today’s accident, and to an article BFP published last June 19 2014 about the ongoing problem.
“Perhaps the newspapers should reserve a space on the front page of the Saturday edition each week to feature a photo of the latest bus on its side while emergency personnel lift casualties from the wreck.”
… from the June 19, 2014 article below:
Overloaded, top-heavy, too fast, poorly maintained
It is becoming a weekly news story: “Bus driver loses control, (insert number) Injured.” This week’s accident is reported in Barbados Today as 13 injured in bus accident in St. George. Oh… wait… that was last week’s accident at Taitts Road with Cenetta Bennett driving. The driver in this week’s accident at Rowans Road is ‘R. Headley’: 13 hurt in bus accident.
Perhaps the newspapers should reserve a space on the front page of the Saturday edition each week to feature a photo of the latest bus on its side while emergency personnel lift casualties from the wreck. Even the tourists write with horror about taking the bus. The latest TripAdvisor story on Barbados buses asks What drugs are the…
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