WA: Link Transit Coach Operators Show Skills in Bus Roadeo

May 28--WENATCHEE -- Ten coach operators competed at Link Transit's Bus Roadeo May 18 at the Link Transit Operations Base in Olds Station.

Operators had 11 driving obstacles to negotiate on the course. Other scored events were safety habits and smoothness of operations.

The top scoring winners from Sunday's competition were:

30-foot large fixed-route bus: first place, Jason Sandberg; second place, Steve Burger, third place, Abel Moreno

25-foot body-on-chassis bus (paratransit): first place, Jason Sandberg; second place, Abel Moreno; third place, Lyle Purdey

Sandberg and Moreno will go on to compete in August at the Washington State Bus Roadeo in Yakima.

Reach Nancy McMinn at 509-661-6391 or mcminn@wenatcheeworld.com.

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