Drunk School Bus Driver Takes 37 Kids on Wild, Dangerous Ride


NEW YORK --- More than 37 kids, some crying and all fearing for their safety, were put into terrible danger when a drunk school bus driver took them on a wild ride last May. Now 56-year-old Martha Thompson, who had a .15 blood alcohol level while driving a bus for Alfred-Almond school district in Allegany County, will spend 90 days in jail and serve six months under housearrest.

The video, from LiveLeak, shows one student screaming, "Put on the brake!" But Thompson refused, saying "Will you guys stop?" One student replies, "Well, you're not okay and I know it." The bus hit high speeds, ran over a mailbox, and started rolling backwards downhill. Here's the video:


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