Buses provide a lifeline for many people who are blind or partially sighted and if driving is impossible, buses can be the only way to travel around.
However, catching a bus and knowing where to get off can be incredibly difficult and bus drivers are now being offered training to help them know how to help those boarding their buses.
Watch the full report from Julia Barthram below.
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