17 July 2014
is extremely concerned by the recent upsurge in acts of violence, vandalism and
arson directed towards our buses. Since the end of May, five of our buses have
been set alight and there have been daily stoning incidents in various areas.
that is damaged or destroyed must be repaired or replaced and since Golden
Arrow is a private company these costs are then inevitably passed on to
passengers. This is an unnecessary burden on the company and our passengers.
Relations Manager Bronwen Dyke said we are working closely with the South
African Police Services and will be appealing to them to increase their
presence in known hotspots.
manpower has been allocated from our side in order to monitor and divert buses
where necessary but this is not viable in the long term. This threat to our
staff and passengers cannot simply be allowed to continue Dyke added.
Labels: Increasing Acts of Vandalism of great concern to GABS