BUS DRIVERS' DEATH TRIGGERS CONCERNS

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(0731 CR M10)BUS DRIVERS' DEATH TRIGGERS CONCERNS DATELINE: July 31, 2011 LENGTH: 00:02:42 PKG INTRO In the past two weeks, two Chinese bus drivers died on their duty. Their sudden deaths trigger public concerns over the working status of them. China Report has more. PKG Zhu Delong, a bus driver in east China's metropolis Shanghai, died of heart attack on the job on July 22. Only four days later, another bus driver Guo Wei in central China's Changsha City died after an emergency brake to protect his passengers. On Saturday, CNC correspondents went to the route 105 bus team of Hunan Longxiang Bus Company, a team the deceased driver Guo Wei used to serve. There we found that most drivers are working under high pressure and have little time to have a decent lunch. SOUNDBITE (CHINESE) CAO XIA, BUS DISPATCHER: "Time is short for drivers to have a lunch, so sometimes I have to heat the food for them in advance. And they have no time to take a rest after the lunch time." Bus NO Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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