posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Pee Dee Regional
Transportation Agency won top honors in two out of five categories
in statewide competition at Myrtle Beach Saturday.
The Transportation Association of South Carolina in partnership
with the South Carolina Department of Transportation conducted a
"Bus Roadeo" to test bus drivers' skills on an obstacle course and
mechanics' skills to repair a stalled bus. A total of 62 employees
from several agencies across the state competed in the event.
Gloria Scott won first place in the van category for the second
year in a row while the PDRTA maintenance team of Ronnie Newsome,
Terry Carraway, and Bo Flowers took home first place in the
Bus operator Willie McKoy came in third place in the 40-foot bus
"I am so happy and proud of all of our PDRTA employees who competed
in this fun and challenging event. They are professionals whose
skills and abilities for what they do here in Florence each day
were showcased on a much bigger stage," said PDRTA Executive
Director Chuck MacNeil.
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