Writing.- The winner develops his activity in the company Cars Compared in Noia (A Coruña). Another gallego, Roberto Carlos Cancel Rodrigues, got the second place, while the third was the zamorano Ruben Alvarez Castro.
Competed thirty drivers and conductors of the four provinces of galicia, along with Asturias, Castile and León, Madrid, Barcelona and Andalusia.
The galician Daniel Alonso Garcia, of Boiro (A Coruña), driver of the company Car Compared (Noia, A Coruña) won today at the fair ExpoBus Iberia as the Best Bus Driver in Spain to 2019. His score was 966 points.
The second place went to another spaniard, Roberto Carlos Cancela Rodríguez, Santiago de Compostela, a driver for the company Autocares Rias Baixas, with offices in Salcedo, Pontevedra and Santiago de Compostela. He earned a total of 950 points. The third place got the zamora, Puebla de Sanabria, Ruben Alvarez Castro, of the company Cars Álvarez Passengers (Zamora), who got 903 points.
On the other hand, it was also recognized to the three companies of the drivers award-winning in the contest, which featured Irizar as main sponsor and with Man Truck & Bus as well as the technical sponsor.
In the competition, which counted with the collaboration of the professional publishing Bus Lane, participated in this second edition some thirty drivers and conductors from Galicia, Asturias, Castile and León, Madrid, Barcelona and Andalusia.
The tests were carried out for the grant of this award, made using two units of Man Lions Coach and supervised by the technical Training Center TECE (Special Techniques of Driving Eigenbauer), were slalom in front of and behind, the target of accuracy, lane-change, calculation of narrow pitch and height and also parking to the side. In addition, for the first time carried out a knowledge test, consisting of an examination type test.
The awards ceremony took place this noon at a cocktail sponsored by the company Irizar, to which were invited all the participants in both the contest as fair ExpoBus Iberia 2019.
In this act, Ricardo Durán, director of the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, showed his satisfaction for having an event of these characteristics in the framework of the fair and thanked the sponsors, their bet for this event. Then, the director of the Training Center TECE, Gerhard Eigenbauer, explained in what consisted the tests and noted the high level of the participants.
Finally they announced the awards, being given the third party by Ricardo Durán, the second by Nicolas Escudero, sales manager of the northwest area of the signature Man Truck & Bus; and the first by Jon Isasisasmendi, the commercial team in the north area of the company Irizar.
Photos: ExpoBus Iberia 2.019