1.1 Sustainable Bus Award (Sby) is a free and independent international organization formed by professional journalists. They form a jury which elects the annual Sustainable Bus URBAN; Sustainable Bus INTERCITY; Sustainable Bus COACH.
1.2 The organization is ruled under the name Sustainable Bus Award (Sby).
1.3 A jury member may engage one named colleague to help or support him/her in the jury work as a deputy, but only the formal jury member has the right to vote.
1.4 A deputy can represent the single jury member at single meetings, tests or other occasions.
1.5 The jury may appoint new members by voting. New candidates can be proposed by any juror.
1.6 New jury members are selected in countries not involved in the jury yet.
1.7 A jury member may be suspended for the following reasons: if he/she neglects his/her right to vote; if he/she whishes to be dismissed; if he/she breaks the rules, the guidelines or ethics of the Sby organization; if he/she spoils internal relevant news/information.
1.8 Sby organization shall be financially independent from any bus and coach manufacturer, dealer or distributor.