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May 26, 2014 at 4:38 PM

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82-year-old King County Metro bus driver, Al Ramey.


ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Al Ramey, 82-year-old King County Metro bus driver, has just finished his 50th year of safe driving, making him perhaps the only U.S. transit operator to hold that record. "You get a sixth sense." says Ramey. "You expect every vehicle out there can bite you. It's a skill you hone all the time."

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

King County Metro bus driver Al Ramey is reflected in a rear-view mirror as he pulls out from Kent Station bound for Seattle. Ramey was honored nationally this month for a half-century of safe driving.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Al Ramey, 82-year-old King County Metro bus driver, looks out the driver's window of his bus one early morning. He's driving on his regular route, route 150, which starts at the Kent Station and ends at Convention Place in Seattle.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Jacket sleeve of Al Ramey, 82-year-old King County Metro bus driver, showing his award patches. Ramey has just finished his 50th year of safe driving, making him perhaps the only U.S. transit operator to hold that record.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Al Ramey, 82-year-old King County Metro bus driver, stands in the bus yard in Tukwila after driving his route from Seattle to Kent and back again.

ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Al Ramey, 82-year-old King County Metro bus driver, has just finished his 50th year of safe driving, making him perhaps the only U.S. transit operator to hold that record.

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