The mayor of Puerto Lumbreras, MÂª Ángeles Túnez, and the General Director of Grupo Orbitalia, Juan Francisco Gómez, presented this morning the First Orbitalia Campaign for Safety and Prevention in the Transport of Minors that is being developed this week in Puerto Lumbreras.
The objective of the initiative is to teach safety techniques and preventive measures when traveling by bus to about two hundred children Lumbrerenses.
In this campaign, which is being developed over four days in all the schools, students of the second year of Primary Education have participated.
The children, between 7 and 8 years old, receive a small formative talk from Orbitalia staff, where they stand out in a fun and entertaining way the various security measures that the buses have, the basic rules of behavior and some curiosities about these striking vehicles.
Afterwards, the students make a small tour to put into practice what they have learned.
In addition, on returning to the school, children are given material to participate in a drawing contest in which, filling the silhouette of a bus, they choose to win a trip for the entire class of the winner or winner. a destination of your choice in a vehicle specially printed for the occasion in the image and likeness of the winning drawing.
The mayor of Puerto Lumbreras, MÂª Ángeles Tunisia, stressed that "the role played by the family, public administrations, educators and the bus companies themselves is vital for children to be aware of the importance of maintaining proper and safe behavior inside the vehicle. "
Tunisia thanked the general director of the Orbitalia Group for "the launching of this excellent initiative in the municipality of Lumbrerense".
For his part, Juan Francisco Gómez has pointed out that "after many years observing a series of deficiencies in the behavior of users both school transport and discretionary, we decided to launch this campaign to raise awareness in the correct way to behave face to a trip by bus, whatever its duration.In our search for continuous improvement, we want that, in the face of extraordinary situations, the users of our services react in the best way possible, just as our drivers and companions do. They have received training in this field for many years. "
In the same way, Gómez pointed out that "this initiative, which we already carried out in Águilas during the month of November, adds to others of this type that we already carry out as the 'Inclusive Trips', which allow diabetic students to travel with their children. colleagues receiving continuous attention from specialized medical personnel, as well as the various collaborations with different associations of all kinds ".
Source: Ayuntamiento de Puerto Lumbreras