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14-08-2018, 12:55   #826
 
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I was thinking the same, If I was a driver I wouldn't take it out of the yard. I'd imagine passengers noticed it inside too.
Yeah i'm a driver myself and it wouldn't be happening. let them issue the P45, they'd be up in front of a commission for unfair dismissal.

Even as a passenger you could see if there was an issue surely before boarding.
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14-08-2018, 13:52   #827
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Extremely dangerous and would land driver in very hot water.


I don't get why anyone takes these types of risks as all it takes is some fool to walk out or brake too hard etc and be involved in a collision or whatever.

It's very serious to be honest and anyone that boarded that took a huge risk.


Suspension is a major part that keeps the bus on the road.
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14-08-2018, 14:09   #828
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if people see things like this they should report it. the authorities would have to investigate it surely.
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if people see things like this they should report it. the authorities would have to investigate it surely.
The RSA have prosecuted them, it’s getting nowhere.
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I've got a feeling it's going to take DC to be involved in a serious accident before the NTA, AGS and the RSA start to take action against DC. The NTA need to do something about them continuing to renew their licence and then standing idly by is not good enough serious action needs to be taken to get their fleet up to scratch.
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Saw another of their 'coaches' broken down last Thursday ( I think ) evening at J8 southbound on the N7....replacement coach parked behind it, and one of the drivers had to chaperone the cars exiting into the hard shoulder so the passengers could switch 'coaches'.

Luckily with the road works ongoing, nobody was exiting at speed.
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You think you’ve seen it all, and then something like this happens!

Maybe the name of the thread should be changed to the Dublin Coach saga
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Bus drives off with child in luggage hold with mother clinging to side of bus, it's reported to the NTA. NTA don't seem to care once the bus arrives on time then, they are keeping to the conditions of licence. NTA should be ashamed of themselves. That could have very easily been fatal, the women or child could have easily slipped under either the front or rear wheels.

NTA I think should hold themselves a little bit more accountable. Even if they can't investagate, there is nothing to stop them reporting it onto AGS/HSA.
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16-08-2018, 19:53   #835
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Nta doesn't want to know about anything to be honest.

They are just another spin off to the department of transport.
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Bus Eireann have their issues with luggage doors as well

http://www.thejournal.ie/bus-eireann...64985-Aug2018/
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Bus Eireann have their issues with luggage doors as well

http://www.thejournal.ie/bus-eireann...64985-Aug2018/
“I leaned in to pull my luggage and before I knew what was happening the door of the baggage hold was coming down on me, there was no indication to alert me,” she said.
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Bus Eireann have their issues with luggage doors as well

http://www.thejournal.ie/bus-eireann...64985-Aug2018/
“I leaned in to pull my luggage and before I knew what was happening the door of the baggage hold was coming down on me, there was no indication to alert me,” she said.
The warning system not working that day perhaps.
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http://www.thejournal.ie/bus-eireann...64985-Aug2018/
this is deflection. yes the bus eireann incident shouldn't have happened, but it did, and rightly it was dealt with. but it's irrelevant to this operator. incidents at other companies do not get this operator off from dealing with it's issues, and the fallout of incidents when they happen on it's services. bus eireann are not responsible for this operator's issues.
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I saw a 10 Setra broken down on the M9 outside Kilkenny today, passengers transferred onto a different bus. there was some guys in a van looking at it, I came back the opposite way a few hours later and the bus was still there with hazards on, must of been waiting on Corcorans.

Equally on the M9 albeit in a pull in area there was a Bus Eireann scania getting checked by two guys in overalls I'm presuming broken down also.
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