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Athlone bus driver highlights impact of illegal parking

Dec 2, 2021 17:12 By Shannonside News
Athlone bus driver highlights impact of illegal parking Athlone bus driver highlights impact of illegal parking
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Motorists are causing serious health risks to commuters.

Bus passengers with disabilities are being forced to disembark public transport in the middle of the road.

That's according to a local bus driver and transport union member, who say motorists are causing serious health risks to commuters by parking in bus stops across the region.

The National Bus and Rail Union is calling on local councils to clearly paint and sign bus stops to make it clear parking in them is illegal.

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The union is also urging gardaí to fully police traffic regulations and fine those who are in beach.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound, local driver and NBRU Athlone representative, James Cooke says

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