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 suomotu 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 fiveyearold 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 78 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 15ft 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 FerozepurBathinda 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...