A Metropolitan Transit Authority bus driver was arrested Sunday and charged with strangulation and assault.
James Sommer was to held overnight at the 2nd Precinct for his arraignment Tuesday at First District Court in Central Islip.
A man accused of stabbing a New York City bus driver with a syringe is now forbidden from getting on a city bus without an escort.
Police released a sketch of the suspect, who authorities said fled the bus after the stabbing, on Monday evening.
The suspect punched the driver in the face without warning after boarding the BX21 bus at Ferris Place and Westchester Avenue around 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 15, police said.
A school bus driver who was in a coma after being beaten by an angry motorist, died on Friday night.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott unveiled an emergency plan in the event the strike occurs. However, a statement by ATU Local 1181 said there are “no immediate plans” for a strike.
Other bus drivers say the company warns them about using cell phones.
The Long Island bus driver who was fired last week after helping three stranded Nassau County detectives during a downpour has been reinstated and will receive back pay.
A passenger found Thomas Truex slumped in a passenger seat on board the bus. The bus was parked in a spot where drivers take coffee or bathroom breaks.
A vicious assault on a New York City bus driver began with an argument over a small dog. Police said the suspect, a teenaged girl, flew into a rage Tuesday night when her pet was barred from the bus at a stop in the Bronx
A Brooklyn woman has been charged after allegedly attacking a city bus driver for driving too slow.
Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman said the crash occurred around 12:10 p.m. in Weehawken.
A long-time Queens elementary school bus driver was fired after being charged with multiple counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
A quick thinking bus driver on duty in Ridgewood, Queens jumped into action after making an alarming discovery.