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September 15, 2014

On-duty paratransit driver caught allegedly soliciting prostitute

Rodrigue Macharie, was driving a Sarasota County Area Transit paratransit bus when police say he drove his bus to North Tamiami Trail and flagged down who he thought was a prostitute, but was an undercover police officer, according to the report.


May 18, 2012

N.Y. bus crash driver's license suspended 18 times

The driver in a New York bus crash that killed 15 people last March had his driver’s license suspended 18 times and was fired from two previous transportation jobs, according to documents released Thursday by the NTSB.


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