Konya Governorate Provincial Hygiene Board announced new decisions regarding urban public transportation vehicles. The following statements were made in the circular published on the official website of the Konya Governorship.
From the moment the coronavirus epidemic was observed, many measures were taken in order to manage the risk of the epidemic / contamination in terms of public health and public order, to ensure social isolation, to maintain social distance and to control the spread of the epidemic / contamination, in line with the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and the Scientific Committee. and was put into practice.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs (b) Circulars of interest and b. and decisions were taken at the Provincial General Sanitary Board to ensure that worker services are also subject to this rule.
At the current stage, a controlled social life process was initiated and the measures to be taken by the Ministry of Health Coronavirus Scientific Committee on “Urban Transportation Vehicles (Minibuses, Dolmus, Public Buses, Municipal Buses and Others)”, “Measures to Be Taken with Personnel Service Vehicles”, and Guidelines on urban and intercity passenger transportation have been published under the name of "Measures to be Taken for Road Transport, Rail Transport, Sea Passenger Transport".
Interest of the Ministry of Interior (c). According to the Circular No. 01.06.2020 dated 8567; Following measures should be taken in accordance with Articles 11 / C of the Provincial Administration Law and Articles 27 and 72 of the Public Sanitation Law.
In this context,
- Due to the annulment of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (a) Circulars and the instructions that will be accepted as 50% of the passenger carrying capacity specified in the vehicle license in all urban public transportation vehicles and personnel services, the relevant sections of the General Sanitary Decisions taken in our province are canceled,
- Implementing the application in urban and intercity passenger transportation in line with the guidelines prepared by the Ministry of Health Coronary Science Committee,
- On the website of the Ministry of Health, prepared by the Scientific Committee of the Ministry of Health (https://covid19bilgi.saglik.gov.tr/tr/salgin-yonetimi-ve-calisma-rehberi) The paragraph 4 of the section titled “Precautions for Passengers” of the precautions to be taken regarding “Urban Transport Vehicles (Minibuses, Minibuses, Public Buses, Municipal Buses and Others)” can be taken to the vehicles as much as the number of seats, no standing passengers. . Two seats of the opposite four-seat seats should be used and should be seated diagonally, without facing face-to-face. In other vehicles with different features or qualities, arrangements should be made according to seating rules and social distance. ” Within the scope of the provision of the provision, in the text of the article, "Arrangements should be made according to seating rules and social distance in other vehicles with different features or qualities." On the condition that the application regarding the exemption is considered to be able to carry standing passengers on trams, bellows and solo buses used in public transportation in our province, 50 passengers who are 120% of their carrying capacity in tramway and standing passengers specified in their licenses on bellows and solo buses, 50% of the capacity of the passenger can be taken,
In accordance with the relevant articles of the Law, the Turkish law regarding the acts that constitute a crime in accordance with the relevant articles of the Law, in particular, to prevent any malfunction in the implementation of the above-mentioned decisions, not to cause victimization and to impose administrative fines in accordance with the Article 282 of the Public Sanitary Law. It was decided to start the necessary judicial proceedings within the scope of Article 195 of the Criminal Code.