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An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Bus Driver Charged With Strangulation, Assault

A Metropolitan Transit Authority bus driver was arrested Sunday and charged with strangulation and assault.

01/20/2013

Bus driver James Sommer was arrested Monday (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Bus Driver Charged With DWI After Backing Into Tree Limb

James Sommer was to held overnight at the 2nd Precinct for his arraignment Tuesday at First District Court in Central Islip.

10/22/2012

Syringe Stabbing Suspect (credit: NYPD)

Report: Man Accused In Syringe Stabbing Can’t Ride Bus Without Escort

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.

CBS New York–10/09/2012

Syringe Stabbing Suspect (credit: NYPD)

MTA Bus Driver Stabbed With Syringe; Union Calls For Better Protections

Police released a sketch of the suspect, who authorities said fled the bus after the stabbing, on Monday evening.

09/24/2012

(credit: NYPD)

Police: Teen Punched Bronx Bus Driver In The Face

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.

08/29/2012

Delvalle

Bus Driver Beaten Into Coma Following Fender Bender Dies After Being Taken Off Of Life Support

A school bus driver who was in a coma after being beaten by an angry motorist, died on Friday night.

06/23/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg, Walcott Warn Of Possible Strike By Bus Drivers; Union Rips Mayor In Statement

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.

11/18/2011

Texting (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Bus Company To Suspend Driver For Allegedly Texting At The Wheel

Other bus drivers say the company warns them about using cell phones.

10/05/2011

George Daw

L.I. Bus Driver George Daw, Fired For Rescuing 3 Detectives, Gets Job Back

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.

08/12/2011

NJ Transit bus stop (credit: Photo/njtransit.com)

NJ Transit Bus Driver Found Dead Inside Idling Bus At Port Authority Terminal

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.

08/01/2011

Police say a city bus driver was attacked by a passenger on Fordham Road during the evening commute on June 21, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: NYC Bus Driver Attacked By Teen Passenger Carrying Dog

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

06/22/2011

MTA bus

MTA Bus Driver: Woman Attacked Me For Driving Too Slow

A Brooklyn woman has been charged after allegedly attacking a city bus driver for driving too slow.

12/09/2010

The entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel - Weehawken, NJ - File Photo

NJ Transit Bus, 4 Vehicles Crash In Lincoln Tunnel

Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman said the crash occurred around 12:10 p.m. in Weehawken.

12/08/2010

School Bus

Bus Driver Fired, Charged With Endangering Students

A long-time Queens elementary school bus driver was fired after being charged with multiple counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

11/20/2010

Bus driver William Allan (Photo/CBS 2)

Tot Safe After Being Spotted By Alert Bus Driver

A quick thinking bus driver on duty in Ridgewood, Queens jumped into action after making an alarming discovery.

10/22/2010

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