London’s transport authorities on Friday announced new measures to protect bus drivers from coronavirus, as colleagues held a minute’s silence for 20 who have already died.
It breaks my heart that 20 London bus workers have lost their lives to #COVID19. It could easily have been my dad & his friends. I‘m taking part in this minutes silence at 11am with @UnitetheUnion and urge all Londoners to join us. https://t.co/EMBq8LBPhr— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) April 17, 2020
A sign reading “Doors out of use” is pictured on the front doors of a Transport for London (TfL) bus operated by Abellio, as customers are made to use the middle doors in an effort to keep the driver safe. (AFP)