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Table 5 Empowering bus drivers to perform a security function

From: Situational prevention and public transport crime in El Salvador

a. Initiating background checks for all those applying to be bus operators
b. Training all operators in security procedures and in conflict avoidance techniques
c. Undertaking regular checks of buses and bus drivers, which could be done by the inspectors whose employment is recommended above
d. Supplying bus drivers with emergency phones
e. Forbidding passengers from talking to the driver when the bus is moving
f. Installing CCTV cameras on buses to help drivers to watch passengers
g. Appointing security guards to accompany drivers on dangerous late-night routes with frequent unscheduled stops