Georgia school officials are working to develop guidelines for screening prospective and current bus drivers, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported March 1.

The effort comes in response to an investigation by the Journal-Constitution and WSB/Channel 2, which found 342 Georgia bus drivers with criminal records, hundreds with histories of suspended licenses, and dozens with drunken driving convictions.

"The guidelines have not been clear enough, so nobody is operating on the same page," Gene Thomason, president of the Georgia Association for Pupil Transportation, told the Journal-Constitution.

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