All omnibus licensed to transport eighteen 18 passengers at this moment will now be able to carry twelve 12, as opposed to the previously recommended amount of 9 , while the recommended amount for the 25 and 29 seater omnibuses have been increased to 18 and twenty one 21 passengers respectively.
This is according to Head of the Traffic Department, attached to the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force.
Superintendent John said his department, will be clamping down on any sort of delinquency, to ensure that the safety of commuters travelling on public service vehicles and the general public as a whole.
He further stated that the protocols and guidelines as stipulated by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment (MOHE) should be followed and all public service vehicles should be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition according to the traffic regulations.
Superintendent Kenneth John expressed gratitude to the general public for their continued support in light of the global pandemic and their efforts to maintain peace and safety in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.