School Van

  • Chennai: Aug 22 deadline for school van norms August 11, 2012

    Chennai: The Madras High Court has granted time till August 22 for the State government to frame draft guidelines for school buses. Originally, while passing interim orders on a suo-motu writ petition, the first bench consisting of Chief Justice M Y Eqbal and Justice T S Sivagnanam, on July 27,...
  • Chennai: Another kid falls prey to 'killer' van August 9, 2012

    Chennai: Another schoolboy fell prey to the ‘killer’ school van that he was travelling in, marking a dangerous trend that has left parents fearful. The five-year-old boy, late on Tuesday, succumbed to injuries that he sustained when he was hit by the vehicle, after it dropped him. Police sources said...
  • Kerala: Van falls into canal, 4 children dead February 17, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: A school van fell into a canal in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday morning killing four children and a woman. The van belonged to Little Hearts School. The woman was employed as an attendant by the school. The children and the woman were taken out from the Parvathi Puthanar canal...
  • School van catches fire, 15 children injured September 4, 2010

    Fifteen children in the age group of 7-8 years sustained severe burns when a school van caught fire in Azamgarh, UP....
  • School van accident in TN; 9 students and 1 teacher dead December 3, 2009

    Chennai: Nine schoolchildren and their teacher were killed on Thursday when their van plunged into a deep pond in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district. The van, which was carrying 25 children from the Devi Nursery School, slipped off the road and fell into a 15-ft deep pond near in Katripullam village near...
  • School van rams into train in Punjab, 4 killed May 20, 2009

    Nurmahal (Jalandhar): Four including three school children were killed and several others were injured when their school van collided with the Ferozepur-Bathinda Express at an unmanned railway crossing at Gumtala village in Jalandhar district on Wednesday morning. The school van was crossing the unmanned crossing at Gumatala when the mishap...
  • Delhi school vans find govt guidelines 'impractical' January 29, 2008

    Mumbai: Monday's accident involving a private school van in Mumbai that claimed five lives has raised questions about safety of school children travelling by unregistered vehicles. In 2007, the Delhi Government came out with a policy to register school vans as commercial vehicles. The guidelines were: an approved CNG kit, a...