Students Capture Distracted Bus Drivers on Camera

About 3,000 Americans are killed by distracted drivers every year.
1:36 | 08/10/15

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Tonight, bus drivers flirting with disaster, and another incident of one of them on his phone multitasking behind the wheel on a bus with students on it. So distracted, he didn't notice that one of them was filming him. Here's Rebecca Jarvis. Reporter: Caught in the act. A school bus driver talking on his cell phone. The student filming tells her father it wasn't the first time. If it's happened before, it's happened again. To the point where she is taking video of it, then it isn't a mistake anymore. Reporter: Thomas Houk says all he could think about was a deadly accident last year in nearby Knox county, Tennessee. Two students and a teacher's aide killed. Police now say the driver was sending a text at the time of the accident. We know from last year it costs some lives. I don't want my daughter to be one of them. Reporter: Distracted driving kills 3,000 Americans every year and texting is considered one of the most dangerous distractions. More and more bus riders are sounding the alarm. Venus cotta's 14-year-old daughter caught her bus driver with one hand on the wheel and two eyes on her phone. Not only are they going to kill the driver, they're going to kill those children on that bus. Reporter: This greyhound driver, using his iPad while taking families to an amusement park. That driver lost his job. And so did that Tennessee bus driver in the video. The Knox county school district announcing it will now put two cameras on all of its buses, and have police officers regularly board buses to monitor drivers. Rebecca Jarvis, ABC news, new York.

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