$1. That’s all we are asking for.
Your $1 Can save a child’s life. Only $1
Because a child’s life matters…….
Campaign started to raise $3500 to establish formal mandatory school bus driver training in South Africa.
NO SUCH CURRENT STANDARD EXISTS.
South Africa is in a crisis with a dismal record of Bus & Coach crashes. 57 Dead and 348 known injured already in the first 6 months of 2019.
The question asked is. WHY……?
BUS AND SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS HAVE NO FORMAL MANDATORY DRIVER TRAINING CURRICULUM
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70 per cent of South Africa’s population is dependent on public transport (bus, commuter rail and taxis) for its mobility needs. There are about 25,000 buses in the industry in South Africa of which about 19 000 are involved in formal public transport activities. Many of these schools.
This could then equate to approximately 25, 000 bus drivers driving daily.
None of which have completed any formal legislative or mandatory bus driver training.
No legislative framework is in place for mandatory bus/coach driver training and qualification.
Whereas by international standards a separate license and training is required to operate a passenger carrying vehicle.
South African bus/coach driver’s license qualification is a truck driver license.
TSTC (PTY) Ltd - The School Transport Corporation – www.tstc.co.za Has been addressing these issues, by regular correspondence with authorities and other interested parties, in creating the necessary awareness to establish mandatory school bus driver training for all school bus drivers in South Africa.
And in doing so, TSTC (PTY) Ltd have approached SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) regarding the criteria required to recognize a school bus driver training qualification.
SAQA are happy to address this. However, they do require written standards and training processes before they can consider allocating a Qualification Standard.
In achieving the SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) standard in South Africa requires:
1) Acquiring a similar standard used worldwide which can be applied to South Africa.
2) Amending this to apply to South African standards and documenting the actual standard.
3) Lodgement as a qualification with SAQA.
Process to achieving such a standard:
Or connect with me personally. Details supplied hereunder.
Because a Child’s life matters……….
TSTC (PTY) LTD Challengers:
•School Bus driver associations
•School bus manufacturers
•Individual School bus drivers
•And any interested individuals and corporations
To contribute by sponsorship and funding to this campaign to initiate mandatory formal School bus driver training in South Africa
You can connect with Leonard personally on:
Email at: [email protected]