2016 Roadeo Results

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:

  1. Closed Course Driving Skills through Obstacles (traffic cones)
  2. Wheelchair Loading and Securement
  3. 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!


(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