Pinjarra: speeding school bus driver pulled over

Pinjarra: speeding school bus driver pulled over

A SCHOOL bus driver with a bus containing school students was pulled over for speeding in Coolup this afternoon.

Peel Traffic alleged the driver was travelling 11km/h over the speed limit at 4.20pm.

The driver was issued a speeding ticket.

From 2016 to 2017 period 286 bus drivers were issued speeding tickets.

Public Transport Authority bus drivers who receive speeding tickets are responsible for paying the fines themselves incur accompanying demerit points on their personal driver’s licenses.

They may also be subject to the relevant bus company’s internal disciplinary processes.

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