Is a bus driver required to protect riders after they're let off of the bus?

If a boy is threatening to hit another boy after they are let off of the bus, is the bus driver required to protect the child being threatened? This happened and the bus driver said there wasn't anything he could do about it. Isn't it his job to protect all of the kids? Yes, I was talking about a school bus driver.

Asked By: Stephanie - 9/28/2009
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I assume you are talking about a school bus driver? I doubt they are required to intervene. While the kids are on the bus, they probably have some responsibility. Once they are on the street, he's likely within his rights not to help... More
Answered By: Saxster - 9/28/2009
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Not particularly, in this case. The bus driver's responsibility technically ends when the passengers disembark the bus, and those crossing the street are safely on the other side. A responsible driver will, however, make a report of the incident to his superiors for follow-up.
Answered By: MichaelS - 9/28/2009
If the kids are off the bus and the driver can not see them, it's not their responsibility any longer. The driver can not jump out and stop it, they can call 911 though... More
Answered By: Buslady - 9/28/2009
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