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Metro Transit Bus Driver Retires After 43 Accident-Free Years

After 43 years on the job, a very good Metro Transit bus driver has retired. On Wednesday morning, Jerry Olson said goodbye to some of the 23 million riders he’s served over the years.


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Police: Driver In Duluth Bus Crash Had Medical Emergency

Duluth police say a city bus driver suffered a medical emergency before crashing into another bus, killing a passenger. The crash happened just after 5 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Duluth. According to police, an eastbound bus struck a stoplight and then collided with another bus coming in the opposite direction.


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Metro Transit Driver Retires To Surprise After 36 Years

Metro Transit Bus Driver Tony Taylor is retiring after 36 year of service. Taylor started driving in 1978, and has driven virtually every route Metro Transit operates.


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Brother Of ND Bus Driver Says Family Grieves For Girl Killed

The twin brother of a Larimore school bus driver who died in a crash says the family is grief-stricken over the death of a student who also was killed in Monday’s collision with a freight train.


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Driver Honored For Saving Kids From Smoking Bus

Last month, a First Student school bus started filling up with smoke. Alfred Lewis helped four students with special needs get off the bus safely. Two of the students were in wheelchairs. Tuesday morning in Brooklyn Park, Lewis was recognized for his outstanding performance.


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Bus Driver Fired For Praying With Student Passengers

A local pastor who worked as a bus driver said he was fired because he prayed with students on his bus. George Nathaniel III said children aboard his bus had a choice to engage in prayer or not. However, after a warning from the company that hired him, he was terminated last week.


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Metro Transit Driver Charged With Assaulting Rider

A Metro Transit bus driver has been charged with multiple counts of assault for allegedly smashing a rider’s cell phone and punching her multiple times earlier this month. Charges were recently filed against 46-year-old James Yang in Ramsey County Court over the October 2 incident.


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Bus Crashes Into Mpls Parking Lot, Damages 7 Cars

A Metro Transit bus lost control and crashed into multiple parked cars on Tuesday afternoon near 10th Street and Second Avenue South in Minneapolis.


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12-Year-Old Girl Saves Bus After Driver Passes Out

A 12-year-old’s quick thinking likely helped save a bus full of children when the driver blacked out.


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Plea Deal Reached For Bus Driver Accused Of Slapping Kid

A Blue Earth Area School bus driver, who was charged with fifth-degree assault after allegedly slapping a child who was making other children cry, has reached a plea deal with the county.


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Charges: Bus Driver Slapped Unruly Child

A Blue Earth Area School bus driver was charged with fifth-degree assault after allegedly slapping a child who had spit on, kicked, and made other children on the bus cry, according to a criminal complaint filed in Faribault County.


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Van Driver Charged With Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl

A 60-year-old van driver was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Polk County, Wis.


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Minn. Bus Driver Fired For Alleged Racist Comment

A bus driver for the Albert Lea School District has been fired after a disputed incident in which two kids accused him of making a racist comment.


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Mpls Bus Driver Helping Tornado Victims

The tornado recovery effort for North Minneapolis got a boost Friday, thanks to a Minneapolis bus driver. Ed Field dropped off a bus filled with food and other necessities for tornado victims.


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Metro Transit Bus Driver Accused Of Spitting On Woman

A Twin Cities woman claims a drive to a meeting ended with her being spit on by a Metro Transit bus driver.


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Man, 19, Charged With Allegedly Punching Bus Driver

A 19-year-old homeless man has been charged Thursday for allegedly punching a bus driver in Brooklyn Park, according to prosecutors.


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Police: Bus Driver Punched By Upset Passenger

A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly punching a bus driver in Brooklyn Park.


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Bus Driver Can’t Keep His Hands On The Wheel! (They’re Somewhere Else!)

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Detroit Bus Driver Suspended for Driving With Passenger on Lap

Published January 14, 2011
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A Detroit bus driver has been suspended for 30 days after a cell phone video emerged showing the driver operating the bus with a passenger sitting on his lap