Video shows NJ Transit bus driver berating rider

The viewer shared this video of his ride on the No. 34 bus Saturday afternoon. The person says they asked the driver to slow down and be easy on the brakes, and was cursed at instead.

The viewer shared this video of his ride on the No. 34 bus Saturday afternoon. The person says they asked the driver to slow down and be easy on the brakes, and was cursed at instead. (8/20/16)

NEWARK - A NJ Transit rider says he was berated by a bus driver in Newark.

The viewer shared the video of his ride on the No. 34 bus Saturday afternoon. The person says they asked the driver to slow down and be easy on the brakes, and was cursed at instead.

The driver also told anyone who was uncomfortable with the ride to get off the bus.

News 12 New Jersey reached out to NJ Transit, which said in statement, "The behavior depicted in the video is not consistent with the standards NJ Transit expects of its employees nor does it represent the ideals of our union which strives to foster courteous and professional behavior toward our customers."

The statement goes on to say that "NJ Transit and our union will jointly investigate this matter and take the appropriate action necessary so that it does not happen again."

A spokesperson also said that if other riders have similar videos, to send them to NJ Transit.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 asked residents what they thought about 1 Westchester Talks Trump: First 100 days
News 12 asked viewers what they thought about 2 Hudson Valley Talks Trump: First 100 days
Saturday marks Donald Trump's 100th day in office. 3 Long Island Talks Trump: Rating Trump's first 100 days
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 4 New Jersey Weather Forecast
6 of the 7 Hempstead IDA board members 5 6 Hempstead IDA board members resign after tax breaks

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE