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Reassessing Safety Measures: The Debate Over Bus Fires and Student Transport

Recent school bus incidents, including fires and wheel detachments, have raised safety concerns for student transport. In response, the transport ministry controversially pulled 570 buses out of service for investigation, impacting around 6,000 students. Debate over compulsory fire extinguishing systems and the adequacy of vehicle inspections has intensified, highlighting the need for a balanced approach to ensure safety without disrupting education.