CLINTON, Tenn. — Knoxville News Sentinel reports that Tammy Moore, a school bus driver who said the accident she was involved in was caused by an oncoming car moving into her lane, has been suspended.
Based on an investigation into the accident and footage from a camera on board the bus, Moore's explanation for the crash did not add up. Joe Forgety, supervisor of safety and transportation for Anderson County Schools, told the paper that the video shows two cars passing the bus in the proper lane approximately 15 to 20 seconds before the wreck.
Also, the investigation revealed that Moore was distracted for four or five seconds by a student in the aisle of the bus, which was carrying 44 students, Forgety added. Forgety and David Parker, the owner of Parker Transports, Moore's employer, decided that she should be suspended until the investigation is complete.
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