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Bus drivers in Florida facing stricter punishments for crashes

A Floridian bus driver's union has agreed to a new disciplinary system from Broward County that will ensure less lenient punishments for crash-prone drivers. Under the previous rules, a driver needed to have a total of 5 road traffic incidents over a rolling 24 months in order to be fired, and even then could be re-hired. Now Broward Transportation Director Chris Walton will have far more authority to determine driver culpability, and exact an appropriate punishment. However the flip side of the county's . . .

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