Robb Westaby

Robb Westaby

Bio

Robb Westaby, Traffic Reporter/Web Producer

FYDK (Facts You Didn’t Know) About Robb Westaby

First car: Well-used 1965 Plymouth Barracuda (not as cool as it sounds).

Time between acquisition of drivers license and speeding ticket: About a month.

Current driving policy: Never more than 5 mph over the limit.

Question Most Asked: What time do you get up in the morning?

 Answer: 2:45 a.m.

Result: Always feel smug, because people are so impressed.

 Driving experience:

  • Fork lift
  • John Deere Tractor
  • School bus
  • Segway
  • F-16 (Yes, the USAF jet; it was a Thunderbirds visit. They let me drive it!)
  • Diamond DA40-180 at Paramount Aviation
  • Small Honda motorcycle during safety course
  • Chopper (looks like a combine but chops up the crop)
  • Huge RV

 

Least Favorite Michigan Whines: “It’s too hot.” “It’s too cold.”

Don’t Get Between Me And My: Coffee.

When Nobody’s Looking: I watch sci-fi movies and TV series. (Bring back “Firefly”!)

Broadcast experience: More years on the radio than you want to know. Love being around the TV people at FOX 17.

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