Tag Archives: PSVs

The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Of PSVs, Dress Codes and Vicarious Liability

I was especially intrigued this week by the action of the PSV employees to strike against commuters because of their dissatisfaction with being compelled to wear uniforms emblazoned with the logo of the Barbados Transport Authority rather than that of the owners of the vehicles, and the ensuing discussion in which I believed I heard, though I might be mistaken,

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PSVs Overcharging

Submitted by Anthony Davis I have a problem with some minibus, ZR drivers and conductors who charge tourists $2.50 as the fare. The extra money which you get from robbing the tourists will come back to haunt you because when they find out that you have stolen from them they will: Stop taking minibuses/ZRs Get the Transport Board buses when

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Indiscipline on the Roads

Submitted by Anthony Davis The Barbados Transport Authority today suspended the permit of the owner of ZR 125 with immediate effect, after the van driven by Matthew Daniel of My Lords Hill, St. Michael overturned near the River Bus Terminal in the City, injuring 10 school children, including a Springer Memorial student […]

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The PSV Sector Needs Help

Legislation is on the way to make public service vehicle (PSV) owners accountable for traffic offences committed by their drivers – Nation Newspaper Last week Minister of Transport John Boyce held a press conference to promise legislation  to rollout the breathalyser, ban cellphone use while driving and provide for electronic vehicle registration. Empty promise or not time will tell. BU

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