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MTA driver caught on camera TEXTING while driving bus

Posted at 10:23 PM, May 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-03 15:27:41-04

NEW YORK (PIX11) — An MTA bus driver is in some hot water after being caught texting while driving.

According to the Staten Island Advance, a reader sent video she shot on an X22A express bus from Manhattan to Staten Island this week.

The woman said she confronted the driver about his texting, but he didn’t respond.

MTA bus driver caught on camera texting while driving

The MTA says the driver has been suspended for 20 days.

The woman said the texting began around the Lincoln Tunnel and continued for most of the trip.

The MTA said they have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to texting while driving.

The bus driver, who has been on the job since 1993, has been suspended for 20 days.