BharatBenz Buses Equipped with COVID-Prevention Features
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Addressing COVID safety concerns of the public during travel, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has introduced ‘BSafe’ features for its BharatBenz bus fleet to help ensure safe public transport. The buses will come equipped with a range of features that help prevent the spread of infection, including hands-free doors, sanitizers and temperature sensors. To ensure minimal surface contact, the new bus comes equipped with a pneumatic door and hands-free sanitizer, as well as a hands-free temperature sensor and foot-operated trash can. In case of a passenger boarding with a temperature over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, an alert will be sent to the driver and a buzzer will sound. The bus entrance has also been furnished with disinfectant mats to clean viruses and dirt off the feet of the onboarding passengers. Karl-Alexander Seidel, CEO and Head of Daimler Bus India at Daimler India Commercial Vehicle, said that their BharatBenz Bus fleet offers innovative solutions to mitigate virus transmission in response to the need of the hour. These vehicles address people’s apprehensions towards public transport by offering reassuring features in line with COVID safety and hygiene protocols. By equipping their products with ‘BSafe’ features such as hands-free doors, sanitizer and temperature sensors, they aim to revive the demand for passenger buses in India. To help ensure the safety of the driver, a glass partition has been integrated between the driver’s cabin and the passenger cabin. The driver is also provided with a COVID safety kit which consists of N95 masks, disinfectant sprays, hand sanitizers, and anti-bacterial wipes for regular cleanliness of the cabin.
Report : Anustup Kundu