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Bus Know Your Operator Safety

Like father, like son 

| Wednesday, October 8, 2014 4:05:00 PM
Heywood Garage operator Jack Berner took first place in Metro Transit’s 2014 Bus Roadeo, an annual skills competition that involves a series of driving challenges. In second place: his son, fellow Operator Jason Berner. That the father-son duo [...]
Bus Know Your Operator Safety

Top operators driven to succeed 

| Thursday, June 26, 2014 4:00:00 AM
Few things take David Micklin by surprise. His ability to sense things before they occur has led to a flawless driving record for the 27-year bus operator, who works at Metro Transit’s Martin J. Ruter Garage and is currently driving Route [...]
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Know Your Operator: George Stewart 

| Friday, March 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Staying with his grandmother on a farm in rural Vicksburg, Miss., George Stewart got behind the wheel when he was just eight years old. In addition to driving pick-ups and tractors at the farm, he took practice laps in a Pinto around the local [...]
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Know Your Operator: Adeyinka Adesida 

| Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Fellow bus drivers often wonder whether Adeyinka Adesida ever has a bad day. Spend a half hour with him and it’s easy to see why. The Nigerian-born operator laughs heartily as he recounts his path from Africa to the Twin Cities, where he has [...]
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Know Your Operator: Darin Pavek 

| Tuesday, December 3, 2013 12:00:00 PM
When Darin Pavek’s father suggested he follow his lead and become a bus driver for Metro Transit, he didn’t think much of the idea. “I thought, ‘Why would you want to drive around with 40 back seat drivers when you don’t know where [...]
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