Death bus driver blames tyre burst

2008-07-02 00:00

The driver of a SA Roadlink bus that smashed into the bridge opposite Liberty Midlands Mall on Christmas Eve 2006, killing 12 passengers, yesterday pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of culpable homicide in the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court.

Peter Sim, a qualified civil engineer and owner of Tectra Technologies (formerly Automative Software Solutions), told regional magistrate S. Mngomezulu that his company had installed an on-board computer in SA Roadlink’s bus fleet, enabling it to track the position of buses and monitor factors such as speed and engine revs. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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