FEBRUARY 15, 2006 - Posted at 8:13 a.m. CST
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The state Senate advances a bill cracking down on school bus drivers convicted of drunken driving.
The legislation received first-round approval yesterday. Final passage would send it to the House.
The measure would revoke the school bus driving certificatation of anyone convicted of an intoxication-related traffic offense.
Bus drivers would have to tell their superiors of a DWI citation.
And any school bus driver convicted of driving with a revoked license could be fined up to $1,000.