The municipalities of the Tver region has received more than 20 new school buses

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The municipalities of the Tver region received 23 school buses that were purchased at the end of last year that the Federal government has allocated 36.6 million rubles, told RIA Novosti the Governor of the region Igor Rudenya.

«The vehicles were purchased late last year at the expense of the Federal budget in the amount of 36.6 million rubles. The buses of «Ford» and «Gazelle» will be released on school routes in rural areas in 18 districts,» said Rodina.

According to him, the new fleet will replace the machines that operated in the region since 2008.

«For several years we carry out planned work on the modernization of the fleet of school. In 2016-2017, the region has purchased 119 units of transport. We have agreed to comply with Federal regulations to ensure the quality and safety of transportations of children. Today in the Tver region there are no school buses older than ten years,» stated Rodina.

New buses are equipped with GLONASS system, digital tachograph, loud-speaker broadcast devices, press the «signal driver», safety belts, extra foot pegs passenger door.

According to the press service of the regional government, currently in the field of school transport on the territory of the upper Volga region involved 401 transportation unit, arranged 581 route with a total length of about 52 thousand kilometers. Daily to school by school buses reach more than 10 thousand children — almost half of pupils of rural schools of the Tver region.