Safety

Nebraska woman fined for threatening bus driver

Posted on January 22, 2014

WATERLOO, Neb. — A 36-year-old woman has been fined for threatening a school bus driver, The Associated Press reports.

On Dec. 11, Victoria Gerold boarded the school bus and yelled at and threatened the driver, whom she said curses at the students who ride his bus, including her two sons. According to court records, the driver told Gerold to leave the bus five times and eventually used one of his elbows to nudge her off.

Gerold pled guilty to trespassing and disorderly conduct. She was charged $515 in fines, court costs and surcharges for the two misdemeanors.

To read the full story, click here.


Other news related to school bus trespassing:

Alabama cracks down on school bus trespassing

Mothers to be charged for boarding school buses

Related Topics: Nebraska

Comments ( 1 )
  • Doug

     | about 4 years ago

    After working with students for more than 35 years, as a coach, instructor, bus driver, and custodian, I have seen it all. Students don't always tell the COMPLETE truth about an incident. In many cases the story puts them the student in a good light to the parents. Then the parents come to the school and are mad. Then they find out the rest of the story and they are still mad. But now they aren't mad about the student but they are still mad at the school. Case in point: I had a student on my bus who would not leave another student alone. I told her 3 times to leave the other student alone. She went home and told her parents I yelled at her. There always 2 sides of the story and you need to get the whole story before you go off on a bus driver or the school.

More Stories
News

2 Killed in School Bus-Truck-Car Crash

In Texas, an assistant track team coach and a big-rig driver are killed and at least 18 bus passengers are injured in a collision between a school bus, an 18-wheeler, and another vehicle.

Article

5 New School Bus Shop Tools

An app that helps track maintenance and fuel, a remote-controlled mobile column lift, and a portable LED work light are among the latest offerings that can assist in school bus maintenance.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!