KUALA LUMPUR: Bus operators have been lax over the safety of their buses until action was taken against them, said the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chief executive Mohd Nur Ismal Kamal.
He said SPAD had first engaged operators on safety procedures in November 2012, and had come up with an industrial code of practice in late 2013.
He said attitudes towards safety only changed after an operator was suspended in November 2013 when a bus crashed in Genting Highlands killing 37 people last year.
Since then, 42 operators have been audited with 10 of them getting suspended after they were found to have violat…
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