The County Council
of the Vendee transports every day more than 33700 students. Focus on transport
conditions and arrangements made for the care of young people. They hand out safety
vest for young people for safety.
year, these are 586 school buses crisscrossing the Department to accompany
students to their colleges.
More and more
The priority of
the Department is to ensure the care of young people and provide secure trips
to 33700 students.
Among these young
1% is in nursery
school (about 250 students)
15% are in
elementary school (about 5000 young people)
56% are college
(about 19 000 young people)
28% are general,
technological or vocational school (about 9500 young people).
communication campaign among parents and institutions to promote the online
registration via a platform is a success. Plus 95% of registrations were made
for better service
Given the number
of users growing, the Department is increasing its fleet of buses. This
September 2015, 586cars soit16 additional cars compared to last year (in 2014,
the Department had increased its fleet of 22 vans).
→ School benefit from optimum safety
All cars are
equipped with immobilizer, debentures of Security and reflective disbanded.
The 9000 students
from 6th college Vendee drills and undergoes training hour security and the
right to behave in buses. More than 250 attendants are present in the cars for
safety to ensure adapt good student behavior.
→ Children receive reflective
safe travel between the breakpoint and home
This year, the
Department of the Vendee has endowed all kindergarten children, primary and 6th,
school transport users, reflective yellow vests, to enable them to reach their
stopping point or domicile in any security.
→ A new road safety experiment began in the
Pays de Saint Gilles Croix de Vie
In the Pays de
Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, all students using school transport, from
kindergarten to the final year, received a yellow reflective vest or a purchase
of 2,200 yellow vests by the school are required Department. Les wear it on
commuting - stop and the stop areas.
Once the yellow vest
given to young people, the 2nd step is to adopt the wearing of the vest by
students. Therefore, chaperones present in coaches will conduct controls and
will enforce the compulsory wearing of the yellow vest under penalty of warning
A follow-up operation
will be carried out throughout the school year and a balance sheet at year end
to assess the positive or negative returns.
→ The school transport fully accessible
vehicles transportent500 handicapped student’s home to their school (investment
of € 3 million) 40 disabled college students use public transport on regular
lines to promote independence and living together.