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School bus pick up and drop off points

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Sue Evison
155-163 Boorah Road

Total Signatures - 59

Sponsoring Member: Aidan McLindon MP

Posting Date: 15/02/2011

Closing Date: 3/08/2011

Tabled Date: 4/08/2011

Responded By: Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk MP on 6/09/2011

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland citizens draws to the attention of the House that in the Beaudesert Electorate there has been a number of serious accidents and the fatality of an eight year old boy after he left his school bus.  The absence of pick-up and drop-off points is an ongoing hazard and needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency.


Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to investigate the definition of roads which require designated pick-up and drop-off points and the introduction of flashing lights which require both sides of traffic to stop when a bus is making a pick-up or drop-off in a non-designated stop.