Role of transportation facilities
The role of transportation always plays a crucial role in a student’s daily life in Australia. An efficient transportation facility can make a student’s life easier. Bad transportation facilities will lead to negative impacts in a student’s life. So, student transportation is definitely a worrying subject for both parents and authorities.
Current challenges of transportation facilities
There is a different mode of transportation facilities available for students in Australia. It may include the public transport, private vehicles or transport facility provided by the institutions where they belong. Using their own vehicles was considered a big deal once. But in the current scenario, most of the students use their own vehicles for traveling purposes. In highly populated cities of Australia like Sydney and Melbourne, a good majority of the population depends on public transport. Hence, it’s nearly a struggle for students to use this mode of transport on a daily basis. As a result, almost all parents of school-going children tend to opt for their own vehicle.
Some parents consider it safe to use the institutional vehicles which their kids are enrolled in. Many college going students use different types of vehicles as their wish. Many are often seen handling them in most inappropriate ways that lead to accidents. It often results in causing harms to themselves and others. This leads to implementing many rules and regulations by the authorities that are to be followed while using vehicles for student transportation. Speed regulations were made strict in Australia after various incidents, especially for vehicles that carry school children.
How to curb the challenges of transportation facilities?
Student transportation in other countries, especially in European countries, appears to be well developed and facilitated. Whatever be the case, it’s always better to be cautious while traveling. It’s always better for a student if he/she carries the identity proofs with them. They should also carry phone numbers which can connect them with their dear ones. It is the responsibility of both the government and other educational authorities to provide best transportation facilities for students. Only when they are ready to give a better service, they can contribute to Australia’s development in the future.
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