Bus Driver

Metro Transit Bus Driver Retires After 43 Accident-Free YearsAfter 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.
Police: Driver In Duluth Bus Crash Had Medical EmergencyDuluth 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.
Metro Transit Driver Retires To Surprise After 36 YearsMetro 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.
Brother Of ND Bus Driver Says Family Grieves For Girl KilledThe 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.
Driver Honored For Saving Kids From Smoking BusLast 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.
Bus Driver Fired For Praying With Student PassengersA 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 RiderA 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.
Bus Crashes Into Mpls Parking Lot, Damages 7 CarsA Metro Transit bus lost control and crashed into multiple parked cars on Tuesday afternoon near 10th Street and Second Avenue South in Minneapolis.
12-Year-Old Girl Saves Bus After Driver Passes OutA 12-year-old's quick thinking likely helped save a bus full of children when the driver blacked out.
Plea Deal Reached For Bus Driver Accused Of Slapping KidA 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.
Charges: Bus Driver Slapped Unruly ChildA 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.