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Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby johnhenry » Nov 30th, 2012, 9:36 pm

What an idiot this pedestrian is. He's lucky the bus could stop.

http://www.castanet.net/edition/news-story-83964-4-.htm#83964
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby LivinginKelowna » Dec 1st, 2012, 10:14 am

What is wrong with some members of society

In what logical place, does a pedestrian think he has the right to first off jaywalk in front of a vehicle and then second act like he did by not moving and physically holding onto the front of the bus

If anyone should be charged it should be him
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Dec 1st, 2012, 10:28 am

Since the incident happened in front of the University, maybe the pedestrian is studying to become a lawyer ( sure dressed like one ) and was just practicing his rights ( or wrongs ). See you in court ! :spinball:
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby coffeeFreak » Dec 1st, 2012, 10:57 am

But come on how many "f" bombs does this driver need to drop? There should be some expectation of professionalism. Yeah the pedestrian was an idiot, but it almost seemed like he wasn't all there...he just stood there without expression. It was kind of weird and who knows, maybe it was a pathetic suicide attempt?
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby hobbyguy » Dec 1st, 2012, 11:28 am

Frozen brain syndrome...on all sides.
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby Captain Awesome » Dec 1st, 2012, 4:05 pm

hobbyguy wrote:Frozen brain syndrome...on all sides.


Indeed.

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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby Ken7 » Dec 1st, 2012, 7:06 pm

You wouldn't have done that 10 years ago.

Why do people do that sort of thing now? I say just the all about me syndrome. That we see here every day you drive!!

Wish I had the answer on how to change it?
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby 797hauler » Dec 2nd, 2012, 8:06 am

Ken7 wrote:You wouldn't have done that 10 years ago.

Why do people do that sort of thing now? I say just the all about me syndrome. That we see here every day you drive!!

Wish I had the answer on how to change it?



feeling of self entitlment? Be it 10 years ago or todays date, I would of put him on his ***, did it recently...
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby Fancy » Dec 2nd, 2012, 8:53 am

Just wonder how the company expected the bus driver to handle this incident (he was trained after all).
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby Bsuds » Dec 2nd, 2012, 9:01 am

Maybe he should have just gotten confused as to which pedal to use. :127:
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby Fancy » Dec 2nd, 2012, 9:08 am

Yup, he would have been suspended either way.

Posting the article because the link took me to a more current story:

A Saskatoon bus driver has been suspended with pay after he swore at a person who wouldn't move out of his way.

It happened Thursday when a man jay-walked in front of a moving bus in the campus terminal.

In the video, the driver yells profanities at the man, who refuses to budge, and the driver asks bystanders if they want to drag the man out of the way.

Saskatoon transit manager Bob Howe says bus drivers have training to help them deal with difficult people, and Thursday's incident is rare.
The pedestrian has lodged a complaint with police.
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby ifwisheswerehorses » Dec 2nd, 2012, 10:23 am

Since both men were in the wrong and the pedestrian has started a file where he admits jaywalking he should be fined as well. It's only fair.
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Re: Bus driver blasts pedestrian

Postby Ken7 » Dec 2nd, 2012, 11:16 am

boardsweeper wrote:feeling of self entitlment? Be it 10 years ago or todays date, I would of put him on his ***, did it recently...


That's what I was thinking. He maybe also was hoping for a little bump so he could play the roulette board with SGI for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. I did note the thick fellow had some words and more!!

Hope hte bus driver doesn't get in too deep!
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