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2019 School Bus Passes

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Slow down to 40 when bus lights flash

About

NSW has one of the largest bus fleets in Australia. More than 3850 buses operate in the Sydney area, while another 1000 buses service the Newcastle, Wollongong and Blue Mountains areas. In addition, more than 3000 bus services operate in rural and regional NSW.

The NSW Government is committed to working with industry and the community to improve safety around buses and is implementing a campaign targeting motorists to highlight the laws around bus flashing lights.

The Issue

Research commissioned by the Centre for Road Safety highlighted a need to improve motorists’ awareness of, and compliance with, road rules around bus flashing lights. Lights flash on the front and back of a bus when the bus is picking up or setting down school children. By law you must slow down to 40km/h when bus lights flash. When bus lights are flashing, young children are on foot around the bus. When travelling by bus, children are most at risk in the minutes after they get off the bus.

Safety Quiz

  1. Lights flash on the back of buses to:
    • Warn drivers the speed limit is 40km/h when passing the bus
    • To warn drivers the bus is picking up or setting down children
    • Both a and b ✔
  2. If a bus is pulling out of a kerb, you must:
    • Slow down and overtake the bus
    • Give way to the bus ✔
    • Increase you speed to get past the bus before it has pulled out
  3. It is legal to cross the road within 20 metres of a pedestrian crossing
    • True
    • False ✔
  4. It is recommended that parents hold their child’s hand when crossing the road until they are at least:
    • 5 years of age
    • 7 years of age
    • 10 years of age ✔
  5. Lights flash on the front and back of buses
    • True ✔
    • False
    • True. When wig wag lights flash on the front of buses it is to warn drivers going in the opposite direction that children are afoot around the bus. When they flash on the back of the bus by law you must slow down to 40km/h.
  6. Wig wag lights are:
    • Decorative lights for the home
    • Street lights
    • Lights which flash on the back of buses to warn motorists that the bus is picking up or setting down children and that they must slow down to 40km/h. ✔
  7. When lights flash on the back of a bus you can drive at:
    • 40km/h ✔
    • 50km/h
    • 60km/h

Visit www.safetytown.com.au to find out more.

New fares from Tuesday, 1st January 2019

Transport for NSW has published the new bus fares starting Tuesday, 1st January 2019

Concession fares are half the adult fares, rounded down to the nearest ten cents

Single Trip Fares

Fare Band No. of Sections Adult Concession
1 1 to 2 $2.40 $1.20
2 3 to 6 $3.50 $1.70
3 7 to 15 $5.00 $2.50
4 16 to 25 $7.40 $3.70
5 26 $7.40 $3.70

(GST inclusive, and as varied by TfNSW from time to time)

Daily Fares

Fare Band No. sections for longest trip during day Adult Concession
1 1 to 2 $7.20 $3.60
2 3 to 6 $9.40 $4.70
3 7 to 15 $12.40 $6.20
4 16 to 25 $17.20 $8.60
5 26 $17.20 $8.60

(GST inclusive, and as varied by TfNSW from time to time)

 

Transport NSW is introducing new Regional and Rural fares from Monday 5th March 2018.

New fares will make it cheaper for those passengers travelling longer distances.

New fare options include Single Tickets, Day Tickets, Weekly Tickets and RED tickets

Single trip fares

Fare band No of sections Adult Concession
1 1 to 2 $2.30 $1.10
2 3 to 6 $3.40 $1.70
3 7 to 15 $4.90 $2.40
4 16 to 25 $7.20 $3.60
5 26 $7.20 $3.60

Daily fares

Fare band No of sections Adult Concession
1 1 to 2 $6.90 $3.40
2 3 to 6 $9.10 $4.50
3 7 to 15 $12.10 $6.00
4 16 to 25 $16.70 $8.30
5 26 $16.70 $8.30

Weekly fares

Coverage Adult Concession
Surf Beach to Surfside $13.00 $9.00
Long Beach to Malua Bay $19.00 $13.00
Long Beach $26.00 $19.00

Pensioner fares

Ticket Price
RED - All day pensioner excursion ticket $2.50

If you require further information, please contact Priors Bus Service on 4472 4040

 

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