CLEARWATER, Fla. – On May 30-31 in Brevard County, Fla., City of Clearwater solid waste employees competed in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Florida Sunshine Chapter ROAD-E-O competition against other government and private collection workers.
SWANA sponsors the annual event at various locations throughout the state. ROAD-E-O training and competition develop vehicle handling and driving skills that enhance efficiency and safety in the field. Drivers, equipment operators and mechanics participate.
Congratulations go to:
Arnie Retzer – first place Tractor Trailer and Top Gun (best overall driver)
Ernie Rodriguez – first place Front End Loader
James Deluca – second place Rear End Loader
John Garakop – first place Roll-off
Tim Jones – second place Automated Sideloader
Randy Higgins – third place Roll-off
The Clearwater drivers’ trophies are the latest of numerous state, national and international ROAD-E-O awards secured by Clearwater solid waste employees in past years. The winners will go on to compete in SWANA’s international competition in Denver, CO, Sept. 19 and 20.
City of Clearwater Web site – http://www.myclearwater.com