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Warsaw. City bus driver after consuming alcohol

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The driver of the city bus number 702 was caught driving under the influence of alcohol. The police revoked his driving license, and he has to take into account the consequences of his employer – Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe.

The incident took place on Saturday evening. As we managed to determine, it was the line number 702 (it runs between Grochów and Otwock near Warsaw). The case came to light because the bus driver was involved in a collision with the passenger car.

Half a per mille below

– On September 18 at 21.45 we received a report that in the vicinity of the Wiatraczna roundabout, the bus driver of one of the city lines is most likely under the influence of alcohol. The policemen were directed to the scene. The alcohol test showed that the driver was drunk. It had less than half a per mille – told us Marta Gierlicka from the press team of the Warsaw Police Headquarters. Let us remind you: it is an offense to contain 0.2 to 0.5 alcohol per mille in the body. – The driver’s license was stopped and now the activities in this case are carried out by the offenses section of the Road Traffic Department of the Warsaw Police Headquarters – added the policewoman.

We asked Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe for comment, asking, among others, what consequences will the bus driver have to take into account. – We explain the circumstances of this event. In such a situation, our rules provide for the termination of the employment contract – MZA spokesman Adam Stawicki briefly told us.

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At the end of last year, we informed about the results of the inspection of city bus operators:

ITD: We detected around 500 violationsTVN24

Main photo source: Public Transport Authority

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