Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

If It's Flooded Forget It? Driving in Flood Water Divides Opinions

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

If It's Flooded Forget It? Driving in Flood Water Divides Opinions

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IT SEEMS not everyone understands the statement "if it's flooded, forget it".

Community members have voiced their opinions about a Bundaberg school bus driver who drove through floodwater.

The NewsMail revealed footage of a school bus with students inside crossing a flooded road after the deluge earlier this week.

Readers, including parents of students on the bus, had divided opinions when it came to whether the bus driver did the wrong thing. Some condemned the action and others said he was just doing his job.

One parent, Ardie Gustafson, said his child was on the bus and thought nothing of it.

"I completely trust the bus driver, stop being so dramatic people," he said.

Another post by Kymrae Giles wrote "no flowing water, the water is still, bus drivers doing their jobs, getting all children home in rural areas".

"All bus drivers out in country areas know their jobs, people need to stop using social media, to make things look bad and create problems, go and sit in a bath - nothing wrong here," she wrote. …

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