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A Scottish bus driver had found himself in hot water after his employers saw “in driving” video he filmed and posted on Facebook.

The driver, Leon Morrow also posted a video of himself allegedly making fun of a passenger.

During one video, it shows him taking his hands of the wheel as he adjusts the camera view.  During the video it also shown him driving at speed through a residential area.

Writing on Facebook Morrow said: “Trust me troops I’ve been waiting for this opportunity for months to show yees! Enjoy it.”

He also published a video of himself grinning at the camera as he was driving. A filter was applied to this video which made him up to look like the Batman villain, The Joker.

After a number of complaints from the public, Morrow’s employers had him into a meeting and he was suspended from driving the route.

A source at the company said: “When we became aware he was hauled in and suspended from his route.

“He was obviously driving the bus when the video was shot and talking to a passenger to encourage dialogue for entertainment purposes. It was completely unacceptable, on so many levels.”

Morrow took the videos down from his Facebook page and he stated: “Sorry everyone the video has to come down…people phoning my work and complaining.”

He further replied to an online friend by saying: “Done it for a laugh mate…work phoned me to take it down said customer services were at the work. Loads of people phoning up and complaining. Tatties. Can’t have a laugh bro.”

It is understood that Morrow has now resigned from his job at McGill’s.

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