First Bus have taken ‘appropriate action’ against driver eating crisps

An investigation is underway after a bus driver was caught eating crisps while driving a double-deck

An investigation is underway after a bus driver was caught eating crisps while driving a double-decker bus. Photo: Anonymous - Credit: Archant

A bus company said it has taken 'appropriate action' after a driver was caught eating crisps while driving on the Acle Straight.

The incident happened on the X1 bus from Norwich to Great Yarmouth. Photo: George Ryan

The incident happened on the X1 bus from Norwich to Great Yarmouth. Photo: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

In May, a worried passenger used her mobile phone to film a bus driver eating while he was in charge on an X1 bus from Norwich to Great Yarmouth.

She sent the evidence to First Bus who carried out an investigation.

MORE: Investigation underway after bus driver spotted eating a packet of crisps while driving an X1Great Yarmouth depot manager, Alvin Parker, said: 'We concluded our investigation into the alleged allegations involving one of our drivers eating crisps whilst driving.

The driver was going along the Acle Straight. Photo: George Ryan

The driver was going along the Acle Straight. Photo: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

'I can confirm that the appropriate action has been taken in accordance with our findings and a communication has been sent to all of our drivers reminding them of the dangers and consequences of undertaking in this activity whilst driving.'


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The bus company said they could not elaborate on the action taken for data protection reasons.

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