What if it breaks?

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There's a bus up here that has been running about with a cracked offside windscreen for several weeks. These cracks are not even taped over. As the window is right next to the entrance/exit doors I consider this to be a potential hazard with serious consequences if it shatters. I have reported it to Arriva and the HSE. The vehicle fleet number is 4530 so if you see it report it. I won't hold me breath for results though.
 
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All the big groups seem to be the same, several buses ran without speedos the other year as "they couldn't find parts for them" - yeah, wonderful excuse for putting peoples lives at risk. Needless to say, they never replied to emails, though the VOSA were informed.
 

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As long as the crack is under a certain length, doesn't touch the edge of the windscreen in more than one place and isn't inside the area swept by the windscreen wipers, it's legal. Oviously this doesn't mean that bus companies (or the owners of any road vehicles) shouldn't replace or repare them as soon as possible before they do become illigal, but few seem to bother.
 
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ChrisCooper said:
As long as the crack is under a certain length, doesn't touch the edge of the windscreen in more than one place and isn't inside the area swept by the windscreen wipers, it's legal. Oviously this doesn't mean that bus companies (or the owners of any road vehicles) shouldn't replace or repare them as soon as possible before they do become illigal, but few seem to bother.

It's at the top of the windscreen from side to top and with branches. About 30 inches long and within the swept area and touches the side at both ends as do some of the branches. It has been like that for at least two months :angry8:
 

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Cockfosters said:
All the big groups seem to be the same, several buses ran without speedos the other year as "they couldn't find parts for them" - yeah, wonderful excuse for putting peoples lives at risk. Needless to say, they never replied to emails, though the VOSA were informed.
There was a First DM in the Stratford area which had a static speedo :tard:
 
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