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Old 03-23-2018, 05:53 PM   #1
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School bus cut off by crashing tractor trailer

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Great driver, lucky it wasn't worse.

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Old 03-23-2018, 08:49 PM   #2
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They took both hands off the wheel and covered their face, I wouldnít call that a great driver. Very much luck that they werenít hurt.
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Old 03-23-2018, 09:13 PM   #3
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She did the only thing she could - she stopped the bus. There was no option to steer clear of the truck. She covered up just before it hit her, but the bus was stopped when it did.
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Is it just me or did the adults on that bus handle that like SERIOUS BOSSES?!

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She did the only thing she could - she stopped the bus. There was no option to steer clear of the truck. She covered up just before it hit her, but the bus was stopped when it did.
This ^^^

That woman was awesome, and despite the horrendous shock she remained calm, got on the radio with a lucid call for assistance and got right on with helping the students.

Whatever we pay her, it isn't enough.
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Old 03-23-2018, 11:35 PM   #6
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She did the only thing she could - she stopped the bus. There was no option to steer clear of the truck. She covered up just before it hit her, but the bus was stopped when it did.
Iíve watched the video multiple times and I donít think the bus was at a full stop. She thought she was dead and gave up. Iím very happy all those students are ok but if I were the boss she would be driving a desk. When you get paid to haul people around panic isnít a trait you look for. Sorry if I seem harsh but I am a professional driver and if I covered my eyes when something scary happens I would have been dead 30 years ago.
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Iíve watched the video multiple times and I donít think the bus was at a full stop. She thought she was dead and gave up. Iím very happy all those students are ok but if I were the boss she would be driving a desk. When you get paid to haul people around panic isnít a trait you look for. Sorry if I seem harsh but I am a professional driver and if I covered my eyes when something scary happens I would have been dead 30 years ago.
Ease up on the judgemental there.

Even if she wasn't at a complete stop, does that mean she took her foot off the brake pedal when she covered her face a fraction of a second before the glass hit her?

I think she was stationary, but even if not completely stopped, she behaved perfectly.

If you didn't cover your eyes in that situation, you might have been blinded 30 years ago and not driving anything.
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Old 03-24-2018, 05:55 AM   #8
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Right up the road from me. I think she did great.
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Ease up on the judgemental there.

Even if she wasn't at a complete stop, does that mean she took her foot off the brake pedal when she covered her face a fraction of a second before the glass hit her?

I think she was stationary, but even if not completely stopped, she behaved perfectly.

If you didn't cover your eyes in that situation, you might have been blinded 30 years ago and not driving anything.
Let me get this straight. Being dead is better than blind? Wow!
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Old 03-31-2018, 05:19 PM   #10
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Let me get this straight. Being dead is better than blind? Wow!
She is neither, and you weren't there.
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