An editorial by Mel Rothenburger.
A MAN WHO ASSAULTED a Kamloops bus driver last April has been given a conditional discharge and put on probation for nine months.
The driver was punched in the face after he told the man he wouldn’t be allowed on the bus because he was drunk. There’s something haywire here.
Bus drivers are being injured by passengers way too often.
Mel Rothenburger is a former mayor of Kamloops and a retired newspaper editor. He is a regular contributor to CFJC Today, publishes the ArmchairMayor.ca opinion website, and is a director on the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.\