Bus drivers behind the wheel and under attack

Nov 11, 2012 Full story: The Kansas City Star 31

Maybe you saw the surveillance video on TV or You Tube. A Kansas City bus operator goes about his business behind the wheel when suddenly he’s coldcocked.Some punk, angry that he and his buddies got booted for not paying their fares, left the driver dazed and bloody.Three weeks later, it happens again.

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Paris Hilton

Medford, NY

#21 Nov 12, 2012
Naughtyrobot wrote:
America is becoming a 3rd world country.
Do you know how many countries there are? I think it's more than 15.
I think being in the top 3 is a good thing!!!
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#22 Nov 12, 2012
Well, for starters, let's find these pieces of shit, arrest, try, and imprison them.
Sam

United States

#23 Nov 12, 2012
Bubbletoes wrote:
Obviously Obama voters who thought they were 'entitled' to a free ride along with their free obamafome.
This is what happens when the rules don't matter anymore and there are no consequences for thuggish behavior. It's only going to get worse.
Go armed, be safe.
Hey bud, give it up. We lost! I'm as big a fool as you are but even I know nobody was buying our anti-American crap the last four years and we're just embarrassing ourselves now with our sad, misguided hatred. Gawd we suck!

Since: Oct 12

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#24 Nov 12, 2012
Charley Darwin wrote:
Part of the bhus drivers training should be geared towards being able to take a punch. This type of action is normal in our society, so bus drivers must adapt.
Dumbest comment yet.....
Charley Darwin

Medford, NY

#25 Nov 12, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Dumbest comment yet.....
I always aim to be the best!!!! Thanks!

“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#26 Nov 12, 2012
Ga missy wrote:
...ONLY in America!!!
Not true Missy, happens plenty in Latin America as well.

“hellshade”

Since: Jul 07

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#27 Nov 12, 2012
seen it before. i used to take a bust to work before i started driving and one time a guy got up from his seat and told the driver he wanted to get off. the driver tells him ok just let him pullover,this guy clocks him in the jaw reaches over hits the door control and jumps out while the bus was still moving.

nuts are everywhere...

Since: Feb 12

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#28 Nov 13, 2012
Soon we'll need bus marshals. Now there's a good job for some of our wounded veterans! They know how to use a weapon. They could sit a couple of seats behind the driver and pretend to read the paper but have their hand ready to fire.

“Pompous pontificator”

Since: Jun 08

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#29 Nov 13, 2012
quilterqueen wrote:
Soon we'll need bus marshals. Now there's a good job for some of our wounded veterans! They know how to use a weapon. They could sit a couple of seats behind the driver and pretend to read the paper but have their hand ready to fire.
This is really a good idea. Of-course it will never fly; bus drivers' union would insist on having them as members and company would balk about possible firearms repercussions. Security guard companies would balk imagining lost work. And there would be a host of other insurmountable impediments/regulations and naysayers. Ain't America great!
zoo keeper

Kansas City, MO

#30 Nov 13, 2012
Cross train the drivers as zoo keepers so when the monkeys get out of hand they can control them.
Gunner

Muskogee, OK

#31 Nov 13, 2012
Tazers would do a world of good here.

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