Harrisburg, PA, July 5, 2016 – The Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Safety Competition celebrated its 40th Anniverisary under beautiful sunny skies in State College, Pennsylvania.
A total of 92 drivers from across Pennsylvania competed in this year’s competition (78 conventional and 14 transit drivers). The competition kicked off on Friday evening with an orientation and written examination. On Saturday morning, the drivers returned to the middle school and competed in the skills competition which included physical and verbal bus inspection; height judgement; diminishing clearance; simulated bus stop; railroad crossings; backing up; and curb line parking.
The complete results of this year’s competition can be found on the PSBA website at www.paschoolbus.org. This year, the following drivers will represent Pennsylvania at the International School Bus Safety Competition being held in Greensboro, North Carolina on July 16 and July 17.
Shanon O’Brien - Krapf Bus
Larry Hannon, Sr. - Centennial School District
Philip Adam, Jr. - Rohrer Bus
John Welsh - Lower Merion School District
PSBA congratulations to all the drivers who trained and competed in this year’s competition.
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The Pennsylvania School Bus Association was founded in 1980 and consists of over 350 school bus contractors and industry partners who have come together to be a strong voice for school bus safety and the school bus contracting industry. If you would like more information, please contact Michael Berk, Executive Director at 717-975-1951, ext. 500 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.