Broward County Transit is coming under fire for its continued employment of a bus driver who in two decades of service has racked up:
- 25 written warning slips
- 16 accidents
- 30 days of unpaid suspension
Troubles with his employment started little more than a week after he was hired, and have continued through this year. In 2013, he caused a four-vehicle pileup on Interstate 95 that resulted in serious injuries to one of the women involved. Broward county commissioners recently signed off on a $75,000 settlement to resolve her personal injury claims against the county for negligent hiring, supervision and vicarious liability.
The driver, 62, is still on the job and isn’t set to retire for another five years. Continue reading →