Bus driver fired for texting while behind wheel
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) _ A school bus driver has been fired for texting while driving for the Francis Howell School District.
Francis Howell spokeswoman Jennifer Henry told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1kcdK7O) that a middle-school student took a video of the driver texting with kids on board Thursday, and parents contacted the district.
District officials said the company the driver worked for fired the driver as a result of the incident.
Drivers age 21 and under in Missouri can be ticketed for texting and driving.