27 Jul '13, 8pm
@arrivatheshires and Southern Counties "bus driver of the year" heats at North Weald Airfield tomorrow (28th)
Arriva's South East bus drivers compete for prestigious title Twenty of Arriva’s drivers from depots in the south east will compete with each other on Sunday (28th July) to go through to the national finals of the annual Bus Driver of the Year competition that will be held in Blackpool in September. The local heat of the competition will take place at North Weald Airfield in Essex, starting at 10am. During the course of the event the competitors will undertake a series of manoeuvres through a course which recreates a number of hazards and includes a section that requires them to drive at a specified speed with the speedometer covered over. The event is open to the drivers’ friends and families and to members of the public and there is no admission charge. There will be a raffle with some great prizes that include a Toshiba DVD player, a Kindle and a Fuji digital camera, as...