You’ve probably seen the technique used by drivers entering divided highways. Maybe you’ve even used it yourself. Get halfway across the highway to the median, then wait for traffic to give you a break to enter.
That technique doesn’t work well if you’re driving a school bus, because your bus — and all the kids on it — are in the line of fire, as this video posted on Facebook by a parent in the Cambridge-Isanti district shows. (Warning: obscenities abound)
It’s worth noting that the cars weren’t giving the driver — or his kids on board — much of a break here.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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