Fiji Time: 1:13 AM on Tuesday 21 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Bus vandalism

Ivamere Nataro
Saturday, August 16, 2014

VANDALISM is an ever increasing problem evident in public service vehicles.

LTA's media liaison officer Iliesa Sokia said the operation of public service vehicles were governed by laws and regulations and it was sad to know the public were vandalising buses.

"It's a daily occurrence and it's a pity the public are involved, the very people the bus service was meant for, the very people bus operators go out and invest millions of dollars to bring in top of the range and high quality bus to enjoy and be comfortable in," Mr Sokia said.

Mr Sokia said it's a dilemma for people to see at first sight rude drawings and vulgar words.

He said there was a need to educate the public on their role, the driver's role and the role of buses and to take ownership of services provided to them.

President of the Fiji Bus Operators Association Virendra Kewal said this problem was common among students who used buses for transport to reach school.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64210.6231
JPY 55.908252.9082
GBP 0.39310.3851
EUR 0.46130.4493
NZD 0.68790.6549
AUD 0.64220.6172
USD 0.49190.4749

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 20th February, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Family given son's post mortem exam results
  2. $95,000 payout
  3. Race against time
  4. Day of fate
  5. Commemorative service inappropriate
  6. Islanders relive Winston ordeal
  7. Torrential rain floods Lautoka
  8. Teenager laid to rest
  9. Tonga's Queen Mother dies at 90
  10. Men in court

Top Stories this Week

  1. Villagers burn objects used for 'witchcraft' at village cleansing Saturday (18 Feb)
  2. Man dies in custody Saturday (18 Feb)
  3. "I just love him" Tuesday (14 Feb)
  4. Life in prison Thursday (16 Feb)
  5. Family given son's post mortem exam results Monday (20 Feb)
  6. A lifetime try as Jasa weds sweetheart Saturday (18 Feb)
  7. Four new finds Tuesday (14 Feb)
  8. No more sleeping in car Saturday (18 Feb)
  9. A canecutter to a restaurateur Tuesday (14 Feb)
  10. Mum dies from burns Tuesday (14 Feb)