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Lincoln County School District bus driver looks to return to national competition

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Special needs bus driver Lisa Loring took eighth place in the National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo on March 10 in Frisco, Texas. Loring hopes to qualify for this year’s National School Transportation Association’s International Safety Competition in July, where she placed 10th in the country in the small bus category in 2012. (Photo by Rockne Roll)

Lisa Loring says she’s not a morning person. Yet, at 6 a.m., she’s already at Mid-Columbia Bus Company’s Lincoln City yard, getting ready for the day. The first task is the pre-trip check of her bus. These simple steps, from checking engine fluids and tire pressure to making sure the fold-out stop sign works, are essential to the safe completion of her duties.

For the complete article see the 05-03-2013 issue.

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