Friday, July 15, 2011

Bus driver refuses to load unruly high school students, drives off.

Tranzwatching in Marlborough, Te Wai Pounamu, New Zealand

A Blenheim bus driver refused to load a group of unruly high school students traveling from Renwick to Marlborough Boys College, after their pushing and jostling almost put a boy under the wheels of the bus. The Principal of the College has backed the driver.

Comment. Fair enough - there are times when it is ludicrous to expect a bus driver focusing on the road to be responsible for controlling 20-50 hyped up teenagers! In situations like this an assembly line painted on the footpath well back from the bus stopping area is needed -  it is very freaky when kids (or crowds after big events) push towards a bus before it has stopped moving.

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