A Public Service Vehicles(PSV) union has stressed on the urgent to embrace sanity in the sector as school children reopened this week.
Matatu Workers Union,Kisii branch chairman,Samson Okong’o urged the PSV crew to handle school children with a ‘parental face’ so that they arrived in schools safely and in time.
He urged them to avoid fare hikes,over-speeding and directing the school children to defective vehicles,a move he said will harm them.
The chairman cited an incident last term where two students returned to the bus park at night after they reported late in school owing to delayed transport.
Elizabeth Onwong’a a union official representing gender condemned peddlers of drugs and illicit brews at bus stages saying they will report them to security personnel on patrol for action.
She observed some students were lured by some touts into visiting the dens or accessing the intoxicating substances while they were on transit to schools.
The official advised parents to release their children early so that they were not stranded at bus stages for lack of transportation means.