The Local School Bus Roadeo competition was held May 7 at Notre Dame High School. (Contributed)

The Local School Bus Roadeo competition was held May 7 at Notre Dame High School. (Contributed)

Central Alberta school bus drivers advance to provincial competition

2022 Provincial School Bus Roadeo to be held June 4

School bus drivers from Wolf Creek Public Schools, Chinooks Edge School Division, Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools, Prairie Bus Lines and Siksika First Nation will compete in the 2022 Provincial School Bus Roadeo in Nisku on June 4.

Bus drivers advanced to the provincial competition after competing at the Local School Bus Roadeo held in Red Deer on May 7.

Twenty-one drivers navigated 11 obstacles in a competitive skills course that included maneuvers like country turn around, right turn, student pick up, railroad crossing, parallel park, curb park, diminishing clearance, left turn, offset alley, straight line and ending with the stop line.

Eleven rookie and 12 veteran drivers successfully completed the course.

Wolf Creek Public Schools bus drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott and Jerry Witvo will move to the provincial competition.



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