New service to get drivers home in own car

New service to get drivers home in own car

A new service designed to get people home safe in their own cars is to be launched in a first for Bermuda. HomeSafe — part of security firm Security Associates headed by former Road Safety Council head Carlton Crockwell — aims to provide drivers a way to get home after a night out without risking their licence, their safety or the safety of other road users. Dr Crockwell explained trained and uniformed Security Associates operatives will use fold-up mini-motorbikes to arrive a pre-arranged time and place, collapse the bike, store it in the vehicle, drive the customers home and return to HomeSafe’s base in St John’s Road, Pembroke, on their bikes. He said HomeSafe already had one bike on the island and the service had been trialled quietly for a year to ensure the system would run smoothly. Dr Crockwell added the service was based on a similar one set up by a Cayman Islands-based affiliate of Security Associates’ sister firm Bermuda Security Group. He said: “We came up with idea because I saw so many accidents and I wanted to make sure people got home safe. “If we get people home safe, the chances of hitting something or someone […]

Photos: ‘One World Boxing Festival’ Event

The One World Boxing Festival was held at the National Sports Centre, with the action-packed night seeing a competitive display from amateur and elite fighters, with the night culminating in Bermuda’s Nikki Bascome maintaining his undefeated record. The highlight of the night was Bermuda’s “Fresh and Hungry” star, Bascome as he battled against his Mexican opponent to maintain his undefeated record with a unanimous decision by the judges. Dr. Carlton Crockwell, Chief Operating officer of Security Associates and sponsor of the One World Boxing Festival, joined the hundreds of fans at the National Sports Centre in celebrating the high calibre of boxing talent in Bermuda. “Security Associates is thrilled to have been a part of this unique family sporting event that has definitely been a bright light on the season’s calendar,” Dr. Crcckwell said. “The proceeds have gone to support the development of boxing in Bermuda through the Youth Boxing Academy and the Coalition for the Protection of Children. “Our company believes in a secure Bermuda and the beneficiaries of this event represent the development of talent in our young people and securing the wellbeing of our community”. International Boxing Hall of Fame referee, Steve Smoger out of Atlantic City, New Jersey celebrates Bermuda’s undefeated IBF […]