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Continued: Metro Transit driver Jerry Olson honored for dozens of awards

  • Article by: PAUL LEVY , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 6, 2013 - 11:55 PM

He checks his mirrors, uses his blinkers early and obeys the speed limit. He’s learned not to expect the other driver to yield.

“I don’t feel like a superstar, but I’m very proud of my record,” Olson said.

“It’s about patience. If somebody cuts you off, what are you gonna do?”

Paul Levy • 612-673-4419

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