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 […]