Zero tolerance for discrimination against bus passengers with disabilities in Taiwan

Transportation Bureau said as well as punishing it would reward drivers who assist passengers with disabilities

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/10/29
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taichung City bus drivers who snubbed a school student with disabilities will be held accountable for their discrimination, according to a CNA report.

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) city councilman Hsieh Ming-yuan (謝明源) on Wednesday (Oct. 28) cited a complaint he had recently received from a high school student with disabilities. Hsieh said the student had been turned away by three bus drivers within a 15-minute span.

He added the bus drivers stopped to pick up other passengers, but closed the door on the student with disabilities and drove off. This is against the law.    [FULL  STORY]

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