Kuwait to restart public transport service
While a large segment of employees and workers are waiting for the start of public transport to go to workplaces, the Public transport companies in Kuwait are prepared to restart their buses tomorrow after a long stop due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The public transport companies have set specific rules and regulations to fulfill the requirements of health authorities aiming at the necessity of social distancing and the obligation to wear masks and gloves.
According to the government guidelines to restart the public transport, the passenger capacity in the bus should not exceed 30%. The guidelines also stipulate an automatic ticket issuing facility so that the passenger can take his ticket without assistance from the driver.
Each bus should install a device to measure temperatures of passengers, in addition to the continuous sterilization of buses even before starting Every trip. There will be a barrier between the driver and passengers to avoid close contact.
The buses also must keep spacing between passengers and should give clear instructions on the floor of the bus to achieve the required requirements. As per the fourth phase of return to normalcy, public buses can operate from Tuesday until 7:00 pm.