turkce links to original Turkish article
(Turkiye Newspaper, 16 July 2014)
//ed. note: DUI = Driving Under the Influence//
A real summer page-turner...
The bus driver caught on video reading a book while
driving in Istanbul has had his certificate canceled.
In addition, the driver, who was reading while driving
on the Umraniye-Tasdelen line has been fired from his
job. The driver has been banned from driving until he
gets another certificate.
Goksel Ovacik, the head of the Ozulas Transport Company
made a statement about the incident, emphasizing that he
was quite upset about it. Ovacik explained that he spoke with
the driver who asserted that "I wasn't reading a book, just
changing a page." Nevertheless, the driver is very sorry.