Napa California – School Bus Driver Gets a DUI While Driving Bus

A Vallejo woman, was a arrested on the job on Friday, December 11, 2015.  Her job, driving a school bus full of students.  The woman is employed as a school bus driver for Napa Valley Unified School District.  She was arrested for driving under the influence and for child endangerment.

Police officers stated that the woman’s bus got stuck on a road in rural Napa County when she tried to make a three-point turn.

San Francisco Bay Area Drivers face harsh consequences if arrested for a DUI.  A first offense can carry 3 to 5 years of probation, more than $2,000.00 in fines and fees and mandatory attendance at a DUI program.  The length of the program varies from 3 to 9 months depending not the motorist’s blood alcohol concentration.  In addition, a dunk driving offense can result in a driver’s license suspension for up to 9 months on a first offense.

Driving under the influence with passengers under the age of 14 can result in additional charges for child endangerment and/or enhancements to DUI penalties.  Drivers wth minors in the car may have to attend mandatory parenting classes and serve jail time.