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RTBU launches audit of violent hotspots after Brisbane bus driver’s death

May 17, 2017News
The RTBU is launching a national audit of violent hotspots in an effort to bolster drivers’ safety. It’s partly in response to the death of a Brisbane bus driver last year and subsequent driver safety reviews.

The union and drivers say there needs to be a national regulatory approach, which includes more security officers and harsher penalties for violent offenders.

Read more on ABC News or listen to RTBU National Secretary Bob Nanva talk about the new campaign on ABC Radio.

Read the RTBU’s media release here.