Risk of wiring loom catching fire
3 December 2018
On 24 August 2018 a fire started in the engine compartment of a bus and caused extensive damage to the rear righthand side of the bus.
Safety alert - door sensitive edge
22 July 2016
Risk of failure of door sensitive edge
Risk of fire in roof mounted bus air conditioning unit
18 August 2015
Bus Safety Director warns of fire risk to buses fitted with roof mounted air conditioning units.
Risk of fire in the engine compartment of buses
13 May 2015
On 3 April 2014 a fire occurred in the engine compartment of a route service bus.
Risk of failure to brake actuators fitted to Hyundai buses
27 March 2015
Fractures have been identified with several brake actuators fitted to AT220 Hyundai buses.
Risk of school bus lights overheating
31 January 2015
Results of an investigation into a recent bus incident in which smoke was observed coming from the rear of a school bus.
Risk of wheels dislodging from axles
11 April 2013
In the past seven months we have received three bus incident notifications relating to dislodged wheels.
Risk of fire in engine compartment of Mercedes Benz bus
15 November 2012
On 21 September 2012 a fire occurred in the engine compartment of a Mercedes Benz bus, model 0405NH.
Risk of fire in bus engine compartment
20 July 2011
On 16 May 2011, a fire developed in the engine compartment of a bus.
Risks associated with working under a bus
11 August 2010
The Coroners Court of Victoria has investigated an incident that occurred in Victoria on 26 August 2008, in which an experienced workshop foreman died while conducting repairs on a bus that had broken down on the road.