Minibus Madness on Kingston Roads in Jamaica | TVJ News

Minibus Madness on Kingston Roads in Jamaica | TVJ News 1

 

"Blame the bus owners", mini bus drivers admitting this evening they drive recklessly but, insisting it's because they need to meet stringent daily cash targets. Even in the wake of the deadly minibus crash that killed five last week authorities concede minibus drivers are difficult to manage.

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29 Comments on "Minibus Madness on Kingston Roads in Jamaica | TVJ News"

  1. Good journalism like these type of investigative report you need to extend this journalism to all the aspect of jamaican society I.e govt, security, business, religion, family, culture and economic

  2. It has nothing to do with the curfew they always Race for passengers and drive like them mad.

  3. I would like to see a comparison of how many trips a speeder vs a no speeder gets. A training class in the US for FedEx drivers proves that speeding only saves about 2 minutes total per trip, plus you use more gas and need more maintenance on the vehicle.

    • Ahmahkyah Nunya | April 20, 2021 at 1:15 PM | Reply

      Exactly. There are also studies out of Japan that have shown that the people who cut in and out of traffic actually cause traffic to move slower.

      I feel it for my people because they don’t have many options for transportation to get to and from.

      I agree that enforcement is required. Too much slackness with the lives lost is not acceptable.

    • @Ahmahkyah Nunya overloaded vehicles is so dangerous. Even a “good” driver can’t manuever properly in certain situations when weight is shifting. Maybe instead of only tickets, education via videos could happen along with nightly news.

  4. Annetteail smith | April 20, 2021 at 12:53 PM | Reply

    These bus drivers doesn’t take people life’s seriously, what a shame on them 😌

  5. Annetteail smith | April 20, 2021 at 12:56 PM | Reply

    The Island of Jamaica is running lawless 😌

  6. Especially when you’re going around junction road…they drive very fast …you affi pray say yuh no run off in a gully 😒😒

  7. Creative Pragmatic | April 20, 2021 at 1:22 PM | Reply

    What’s the point of passing laws if they’re not going to be enforced?

  8. Dash them a bush😂😂😂😂😂

  9. Sharon Robinson | April 20, 2021 at 1:27 PM | Reply

    Yes tvj you should do this private investigations on browns town to ocho rios route st ann, ocho rios to mobay route, pure madness no covid protocols at all, lord help us.

  10. Television Jamaica | April 20, 2021 at 1:36 PM | Reply

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  11. Government need to put gps trackers on buses to tracker the speed it’s going

  12. Kem Ricketts | April 20, 2021 at 2:22 PM | Reply

    Me just tek the mini bus that the elder dem drive cuz the young one dem no business and a try kill off people

  13. U wat..
    So ur telling me u guys dont hear wen da foo foo passenger ah tell the driver if dem cant hurry up…they take everyting fa joke…Jamaica need to wake up

  14. John Beefcock | April 20, 2021 at 3:34 PM | Reply

    Nuff bus no longer bringing in 20k due to covid-19 damn liers… Even my taxi man Dem a talk bout covid-19 so dem nah too make no money like one time now is 3500 or 4000 mi tek

  15. Kareem Markland | April 20, 2021 at 3:53 PM | Reply

    When the leaders fail to put stif rules of the land this will be the outcome unless u start to hold bus owners accountable the circus will continue drivers have no respect for peoples life smfh 😡

  16. Judith Stewart | April 20, 2021 at 4:32 PM | Reply

    So is it money over people’s lives and safety?

  17. Even the loada man dem a problem people can’t take them bus in peace

  18. shanni89fromMS | April 20, 2021 at 9:05 PM | Reply

    Suspend their license and pound the vans

  19. nice story

  20. David Lawrence | April 20, 2021 at 10:58 PM | Reply

    It’s all about greedy money is not all get out and wait on a different vehicle your life more important.

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