News Tagged With: driver-safety
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April 2, 2014

Peter Pan celebrates 1, 2 million mile safe drivers

The company has consistently achieved high safety ratings and is proud to have more million mile safe drivers than any other bus company its size, according to Peter Pan.


January 16, 2014

New Detroit DOT chief pledges 'a system you can rely on'

Plans include getting city buses running on time, a problem that has plagued the transit system for years, and improving safety on the buses, as assaults on bus drivers have become a contentious issue for both drivers and riders.


November 4, 2013

DriveCam changes name to Lytx Inc.

The company’s flagship product will now be called DriveCam, powered by Lytx, and it will continue to offer the same driver safety solutions and services.


April 25, 2013

Driver who hit co-worker fired

The bus driver, a 28-year veteran, was pulling a bus into a traffic lane on the large lot behind Vancouver-based C-Tran’s administrative office when they struck another driver who was on foot walking toward another bus.


February 13, 2013

Volvo makes strategic investment in DriveCam

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


August 10, 2011

Driver not fired for filling out paperwork while driving bus

The driver was caught on video filling out paperwork while rarely touching the wheel during the video's 57 seconds. The video received more than 130,000 hits, since it was posted on YouTube last month.


July 26, 2011

Man who attacked Edmonton bus driver jailed indefinitely

The man pleaded guilty in May 2010 to aggravated assault for punching the driver in the face, pulling him off the bus and stomping his face 15 times during the morning rush hour on Dec. 3, 2009.


July 20, 2011

Greater Dayton RTA introduces 'Million Mile Club' for safe drivers

When hired, RTA operators receive 48 hours of classroom and on-the-road training. New paratransit operators get an additional 80 hours of training on the road. All operators at RTA also must take a one-day course in which they go through the paces of people with cognitive and physical disabilities.


May 18, 2011

First Transit paratransit driver rewarded for 10 years of safe driving

Jesse Estrada has driven more than 262,500 miles and safely transported more than 73,631 passengers throughout the city of Watsonville and around the County of Santa Cruz.


January 18, 2011

Allegheny Port Authority fires LRT operator

Although Port Authority officials deny the firing of the employee, a grievance has been filed by the local Amalgamated Transit Union on the operator's behalf.


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