Skip to comments.Video shows Gilbert bus driver, student in physical fight
Posted on 02/26/2008 2:19:42 PM PST by freedomwarrior998
Surveillance footage from a Gilbert school bus shows the driver and a 15-year-old student physically confronting one another on February 15th.
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The inevitable effect of socialist education. What is amazing is that it actually worked as well as it did for as long as it did, not that it is failing now. State sponsored education was always a bad idea. We are only now realizing how bad.
Did you hear her mumble something like why couldn’t I get any help. It wasn’t that long but I guess it seemed like a long time to her. She’ll probably quit. Can you imagine how this girl would have acted if she hadn’t known she was on camera?
I disagree. No one is responsible for this girl’s bad behavior but her. No excuses.
The buses are equipped with 2-way radio, she probably wondered why she wasn’t getting help from the transportation office ... tho that would rarely get there fast enough.
I did see an interview with the initiating girl’s mother .. she should be brought in as well for having raised a kid like that. But she was HORRIFIED at how poorly her little darling was treated. Probably looking to sue the school.
Sometimes you just cannot protect or defend yourself without physical contact. It would be like a police officer trying to handcuff someone without touching them.
Well I think the girl shoved it in her face and demanded she talk to her momma.
Simple answer, put cages on the buses and put these little animals in them as long as the bus is in motion. You want to behave like a rabid little beast, you should be treated like one.
A bus driver should be there to drive, not pacify a whiny little drama queen who is dead set on getting her way.
She knew the lingo didn’t she? You punched me. You touched my boobs. I’m going to sue you.....
You think this is real? I wonder how the video got out
I think the expression on the girls face, when the daughter jumped in, tells us that the bus driver wasn’t hurting her or a threat. She was not expecting that and her face showed it. She knew she was suddenly about to get her butt kicked.
“The bus drivers daughter should not have got involved either way. It only got her in trouble with the law now, and it shows that the bus driver and daughter are tag team trouble makers.”
What did your mom ever do to you to think that a daughter jumping in to protect her mother is a “troublemaker”?
How old are you?
And you don’t?
That’s one disturbing video.
What I see is a bunch of spoiled little girls, pretending that they’re adults. In my view, the bus driver should be given a medal, and every student who refused to accept her authority be banned from riding the bus.
I admit, I don’t know the rules, but I presume that the driver CAN’T just let a student off at their demand, since they’re responsible for that student’s safety. It also doesn’t seem to have gotten physical until the student tried to get into the driver’s area - probably just to get her phone... but who knows? She could have hit something to open the doors, or take off the brake... I can see the driver justifiably using force to keep her out of that area.
Perhaps the driver could have offered to give the girl her phone back, if she would simply sit down, shut up, and wait for someone else to arrive, but with the attitude the teenager was projecting, I somehow doubt this would have been acceptable.
Just sad. Sad that everyone just sat there while things spiraled out of control. Sad that none of her other students told the disrupting student to sit down and shut up. Sad that the driver should be suspended and facing legal action.
That's not accurate, and nor helpful.
The student was in the aisle and non-compliant with the direct command of the bus driver. The student was defiant, loud and disrespectful. Since the bus driver is responsible for the safety of all the students on the bus, plus for the safe operation of a motor vehicle -- the student's behavior endangered ALL on the bus and also on the highway. One could argue that the bus driver had the *duty* to have the student restrained by whatever force necessary from that point that the student's defiance and over-the-top disrespect was established -- which is in the first few minutes of that incident.
The student then raises her had quickly as if to hit the bus driver. That is assault.
The driver should never have been charged. It is actually almost heroic that she was able to keep all students safe until police arrive. The defiant girl should be charged with multiple counts and expelled.
It looks very real. How does this stuff get on the net though?