2016October of the Year

Notification of safety in the event of an emergency such as a vehicle failure (from Chubu Transport Bureau)


On April 22, at the Hida Kiyomi IC on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway in Kiyomi-cho, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, the engine became overheated as a result of continuing operation without taking appropriate safety measures such as stopping on the shoulder, etc., despite the engine warning light being turned on, and white smoke went up in the car, and antifreeze hot water heated from the hot air blower under the passenger's feet spewed out, There was an accident in which 14 passengers were burned. Despite the fact that the alarm system indicating engine failure is in operation, it is truly regrettable that continuing operation and injuring passengers is a lack of awareness as a professional driver and greatly destroys the social trust of car transport operators. For this reason, in order to prevent serious accidents and prevent casualties to passenger crew members, etc., bus operators should provide guidance to drivers based on the following points and make every possible measure to ensure the safety of transportation. Note 1. If a vehicle is promptly stopped in a safe place and appropriate safety measures are taken when a malfunction or abnormality of the vehicle is recognized, such as lighting a warning light, the driver shall be coached by referring to the "Uniform Response Manual for Emergencies such as Vehicle Fires" issued by the Japan Bus Association. 2. After taking necessary safety measures, promptly contact the operation manager, road manager, etc., and instruct the driver to receive instructions on response. 3. To make the driver understand the importance of daily inspection, and to guide the driver from the maintenance manager again on the daily inspection method. 4. The business operator shall inform the maintenance business operator of the incident and request reliable inspection and maintenance in future periodic inspections, etc. Language This page has been translated automatically. Please note that it may differ from the original content.

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