Butler school bus drivers complain about student’s behavior
December 5, 2017
The Butler Area School District held their monthly meeting Monday night. School bus drivers attended the meeting to voice their concerns over the recent allegations of a fellow bus drivers “brake checking” to get students to comply.
Michael Bester attended the meeting. A former public safety official and current driver and mechanic at Valley Lines concluded that student’s are causing more of a safety issue when they won’t behave. Bester and several others spoke at the board meeting, knowing their positions could be terminated at anytime.
A school bus driver “brake checked” the students on-board after they disobeyed his verbal commands to stop screaming and fighting. THe driver slammed on the brakes, causing students to be thrown out of their seats.