Twice a day, sometimes after school, or for field trips, more
than 230,000 men and women have control of our most precious possession – our
children. These people have gone through a battery of tests, background checks,
and must maintain a clean driving record in order to do this job.
The inattention of a school bus driver as they read or send a text imperils not only him/herself, but also the lives of every child on that bus, and the lives of drivers on the road. This has begun to happen with ever increasing regularity, as is evidenced by the three cases I culled from the pages of internet hits I received asking about school bus drivers who text and drive.
(In these instances, I only used cases where video/photo
images were available to provide proof of the texting and driving)
County, Florida: "This isn’t
the first time (Robert) Stancheski was caught with a phone in his hands, he was
suspended last April when after he appeared to be texting and driving in
another video. Th…