Bay Transit Roadeo Results
Bay Transit Roadeo – 2016
The Bay Transit Annual Roadeo is an event with multiple opportunities for training, skills development and camaraderie as 69 Drivers throughout the Region compete to be the best Driver in the organization.
The top three Drivers become eligible to participate in the State Roadeo (to be held in Chesterfield, VA) on Saturday, April 9 and the winner of that event qualifies for the National Roadeo (to be held in Portland, OR) on Sunday, May 22.
The Roadeo has three primary components and it follows national and industry standards:
- Closed Course Driving Skills through Obstacles (traffic cones)
- Wheelchair Loading and Securement
- Written Exam focusing on Safety and Operational Procedures
Three days of competition were completed at the Gloucester and Warsaw Transit Facilities.
March 21 – Gloucester
March 23-24 – Warsaw
CTAV – State Roadeo
(Community Transportation Association of Virginia)
April 9, 2016
Chesterfield Fairgrounds – Chesterfield, VA
A was a great day of skills competition, professional development and camaraderie as over 50 Drivers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia participated in this annual Roadeo.
Bay Transit was well represented with three Drivers (combined experience of over 27 years) that demonstrated outstanding knowledge and skills throughout the Roadeo.
Congratulations for a job well done!
ALL SMILES AND READY TO GO!!!!
(Bay Transit Drivers getting ready to participate in the “Closed Obstacle Course” – Left to Right)
Reginald Johnson, George Tallent and Ronnie Ryals
Bay Transit Staff attending Roadeo (Left to Right)
Driver, George Tallent, Driver-Reginald Johnson, Judge-Princess Wise and Driver-Ronnie Ryals
Reginald Johnson maneuvering through the obstacle: Off-Set Street
Bus on the Left, George Tallent – completing the Left Hand Reverse
Bus on the Right, Ronnie Ryals – completing the Off-Set Street