Bus safety duties

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Under the Bus Safety Act safety duties require a person to eliminate risks to safety so far as is reasonably practicable.

Who has safety duties?

Every person in the 'chain of responsibility' for the operation of bus services is subject to safety duties, including:

Safety duties apply to the operator of the bus service even if the bus is borrowed, owned, rented or leased.

Useful publications

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