A video from a Greyhound bus shows passengers taking matters into their own hands after their driver starts to fall asleep

  • An argument broke out between passengers and the driver on a Greyhound bus after the driver reportedly showed signs of drowsiness, according to CBS-11.
  • One passenger filmed part of the exchange.
  • Greyhound eventually replaced the driver and got the passengers to their destination seven hours late.

Staying awake is the most basic requirement any driver needs to meet, and passengers on a Greyhound bus traveling from Phoenix to Dallas on Thursday became concerned when their driver showed signs of drowsiness, according to CBS-11.

"The bus was leaning little and that’s when people started to really worry," passenger Philip Hurd told CBS-11. "She was using techniques to try and stay awake and I think that was the initial concern … We would go over the white line and everybody would be like wake up and she had tweezers she was poking herself with tweezers to keep herself awake it was awful. It got to the point where we had to raise our voice pull over we have children on this bus pull over."

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(Original Caption) 3/1948- Chicago, IL- The new Greyhound 'Highway Travele,' which seats fifty passengers through use of seats in three sectional compartments, is now undergoing experimental runs. Powered by two air-cooled enginges, the bus features wider, roomier seats and increased passenger visibility.
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The Greyhound Scenicruiser, seen here, was planned in 1940 but had its use postponed until 1954 due to World War II.
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 01: Greyhound Workers In Strike At Santa Barbara In California-Usa-North America (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Two men waiting at a Greyhound bus station. Marion, Ohio, Summer 1938. (Photo by � CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Corporate executives stand near a Greyhound bus, the world's first motor coach sleeper, and a Ford tri-motor transport plane in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
Unloading baggage from the roof of a Greyhound Bus. Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 1943. (Photo by � CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Soldiers peer out an open window as they leave on a Greyhound bus. Washington, DC, April 1942. (Photo by � CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Passengers laughing at a joke on a Greyhound Bus. September 1943. (Photo by � CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
September 1943: Private DN Daniels kisses his wife good-bye at the Greyhound bus terminal in Chicago, Illinois, World War II. (Photo by Esther Bubley/Anthony Potter Collection/Getty Images)
View of the Greyhound bus terminal (at 5th and Sycamore), Cincinnati, Ohio, 1940s. The spire at right rear is that of the Central Trust Bank Building. (Photo by Cincinnati Museum Center/Getty Images)
Mechanic Fixing Wheel Axle of Greyhound Bus at Garage, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, Esther Bubley for Office of War Information, September 1943. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI ? APRIL 13: African-American bus passengers board Greyhound northbound bus at bust station in Cleveland, Mississippi on April 13, 1973. The almost exclusively African-American passengers are leaving ancestral Mississippi Delta for northern cities like Chicago in the Great Migration away from poverty in rural southern states. They board a Greyhound bus at a bus station at night. (Photo by Nathan Benn/Corbis via Getty Images)
View of a large poster of a Greyhound bus on the street in front of Radio City Music Hall (at the intersection of Avenue of the Americas and West 50th Street), New York, New York, summer 1967. The marquee advertises the film 'Barefoot in the Park,' starring Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, and Charles Boyer, which opened on May 25. (Photo by Yale Joel/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 23: Singing group The Dinning Sisters pose for a purchase their tickets for Reno at the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Hollywood on March 23, 1946 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ray Whitten Photography/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
(AUSTRALIA OUT) A Greyhound coach at the Roma Street bus terminal in Brisbane, Queensland, 14 January 2000. AFR Picture by ROBERT ROUGH (Photo by Fairfax Media via Getty Images)
(AUSTRALIA OUT) Passengers board a Greyhound coach at the Roma Street bus terminal in Brisbane, Queensland, 14 January 2000. AFR Picture by ROBERT ROUGH (Photo by Fairfax Media via Getty Images)
3-14-1983, SEP 30 1990, DEC 1 1993; A Greyhound bus speeds past the Julesburg exit on I-76 early in the morning. Absence of bus service in Julesburg has made it necessary for Julesburg residents to travel either to Big Springs, Ogallah or Sterling for bus transportation.; (Photo By Damian Strohmeyer/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
GOLDENDALE, WA - AUGUST 17: One of the last passengers to the Greyhound stop in Goldendale, Washington is unloaded on August 17, 2004. Greyhound, the iconic bus company, will stop servicing over 260 small communities west of Chicago, including Goldendale, as of August 17, 2004. For many of these communities, Greyhound is the last form of affordable public transportation for people wishing to get out of their communities to larger cities and towns. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images for Fortune Magazine)
MINNESOTA - AUGUST 9: A pair of feet stick out from a seat as a Greyhound bus passes through the Minnesota countryside August 9, 2004. Greyhound, the iconic bus company, will stop servicing over 260 small communities west of Chicago as of August 17, 2004. For many of these communities, Greyhound is the last form of affordable public transportation for people wishing to get out of their communities to larger cities and towns. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images for Fortune Magazine)
BOSTON - AUGUST 24: Greyhound busses wait to be cleaned and filled with gasoline in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 24, 2005. (Photo by Josh Armstrong/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)
OREGON - AUGUST 17: A Greyhound bus driver walks past his bus at a stop in rural Oregon on one of the last days of service to the region August 17, 2004 in rural Oregon. Greyhound, the iconic bus company, will stop servicing over 260 small communities west of Chicago, including Goldendale, as of August 17, 2004. For many of these communities, Greyhound is the last form of affordable public transportation for people wishing to get out of their communities to larger cities and towns. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
US bus driver Leon Batchelor is pictured next to one of the new Greyhound buses at the launch of the service near Tower Bridge, in central London, on August 19, 2009. The Greyhound bus, the iconic symbol of long distance travel in the United States, launched services in Britain on Wednesday. Travel company FirstGroup has brought the American bus company to the UK and will begin a service from London to Portsmouth and Southampton from September 14. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal (Photo credit should read Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)
Chief Executive of FirstGroup Sir Moir Lockhead unveils one of the new Greyhound buses at the launch of the service near Tower Bridge, in central London, on August 19, 2009. The Greyhound bus, the iconic symbol of long distance travel in the United States, launched services in Britain on Wednesday. Travel company FirstGroup has brought the American bus company to the UK and will begin a service from London to Portsmouth and Southampton from September 14. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal (Photo credit should read Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 07: The interior of a re-designed Greyhound bus is shown in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. Greyhound recently unveiled a fleet of the new buses, 2009 Provost X3-45 motorcoaches, with an updated exterior design and an interior with increased leg room, free Wi-Fi access, power outlets and seat belts. (Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Once passengers confronted the driver, an argument broke out between them. One passenger filmed part of the exchange.

"I don't have to stop this bus!" the driver says.

"You should have stopped it when you were swerving!" a passenger replies.

After the driver accuses the passenger of "doing too much," the passenger turns around and asks, "Who doing too much?" to the other passengers.

"She is," they reply, referring to the driver.

The driver reportedly stood up during the argument while the bus was moving, before passengers had a Border Patrol agents escort the vehicle off the road. Greyhound then reportedly replaced the driver and got the passengers to their destination — seven hours late.

"We are currently looking into these allegations, as we take the issue of driver fatigue very seriously," a Greyhound spokesperson told Business Insider in an email. "The driver has been removed from service pending the outcome of our internal investigation."

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